Summit View Lodge
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... are kinda blending together now, so I'm not sure which night was which but, arrived about 15 mins late one night and was told it was fine as they were NOT holding a table for us. One night we just showed up without a reservation. Both nights we requested our table from night 2, one night we waited a few moments for the table to be cleared and reset that other we had to sit else where.
After that we always got our requested table. Once you request ...
... They gave all 3 of us boots. The girl in the office gave us a safety spiel--I stressed to Sarah that she HAD to LISTEN to these people like she listens at school not like she listens to me.
When they take you from the office to the helicopter the helicopter is running! We were allowed to choose our seats, so Sarah chose the front! The sky was clear and blue like I have never ...
... on the rocks. Spectacular snow covered mountains everywhere. Unfortunately, as each of us has observed, despite every sight being amazing and absolutely worthy of several photos, at the end of the day they somewhat look the same. A sad indictment isn't it, that the sights you are seeing are all so incredible that it all becomes somewhat mundane.
Brendan bought yet another new card game called Bohnanza, on the pretext that his mother would like it which, as we all know, ...
... to have 3 characteristics--25 acres in surface, 100 feet deep and be moving. There are 616 officially named glaciers in Alaska (see USGS Geographic Names Information System online data base), and many more unnamed glaciers. The Alaska Almanac estimates that Alaska has 100,000 glaciers -- that's a pretty good estimate.
After spending time ogling over the beautiful glacier, we drove to Cooper Landing where we ...
... Felt sort of like being at the top of the world.
After a great Greek inspired dinner we walked back to our room in the clear light of 9:30pm.
Third day...Jim really wanted to kayak but the winds weren't cooperating. So he and Elijah opted for a 6-hour tour on a two-story catamaran through the bay, out into the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska and out to the Aialak glacier in another inlet. Sadly, my proneness to seasickness kept me ...