Talkeetna Denali View Lodge & Cabins
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Talkeetna
... head phones and listen to Alex, our pilot, comment about the area. He tells us the bog below is home to large quantities of moose but I fail to spot any but few have seen a wild moose as close as Sue and I did a couple nights ago!
We continue to climb and toward the Alaska Range and the three prominent peaks, Foraker, Hunter and McKinley. We soon see the 45 mile long Kahiltna Glacier as well as the Ruth ...
... and watched a movie about climbing Mt McKinley. It was fabulous.
We have a friend whose son climbed the mountain last year. I think if she had watched this movie, she may have been more nervous. It's an amazing trek, maybe more difficult than Mt. Everest. It takes about 3 weeks since there are several staging areas to protect the climbers from altitude sickness and altitude edema AND the very serious winds and storms that occur on the mountain. The ...
... everywhere, this place was happening! We saw a bakery, but Jeff barked that he wanted real breakfast food & kept driving around. Finally we convinced him to let us go check out a place called "The Roadhouse" while he parked the car. There wasn't a hostess & I was a bit confused on the set up, there were long tables in three separate rooms & it felt like you were in grandma's house. In fact, you could even rent a room or a ...
... the aurora becomes very strong and is directly overhead in which it bursts out like a starburst. They are quite rare and practically non-existent in the lower latitudes.
Kim and Jackie were messaging and as they made their way up the Parks Highway, she tried some shots using a window tripod. How exciting to get your first images! We were also in touch with Scott Canfield from Great Lakes Aurora Hunters. Since moving ...
... noisy! After hearing about the way the dogs are trained, Ethan goes off with some of the other kids for a close encounter with the puppies whilst the rest of us hear about the race and do a Q and A session with Jeff King. I hadn't realised but the race is non - stop (apart from checkpoints where the dogs are rested for about 6 hours and checked over). The mushers get no outside help and support whatsoever (not even a phone is allowed) and ...