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Mouth of the Matanuska Glacier - Alaska | by dhilung
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Mouth of the Matanuska Glacier - Alaska

This part of the glacier is hidden behind ice-walls, but crossing that wall totally worth it. Matanuska is a 4 miles wide glacier, flowing just about a foot per day.

 

Last summer, we had an awesome week in Alaska. Backpacking around Denali Park and ice-climbing these glaciers was an epic experience. Our secret plan of 'fire-and-ice' could not happen though.

 

That shirtless guy is actually my friend Emil before jumping into the icy-water !!

and of course the last part of the previous sentence is a lie.

 

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Taken on September 7, 2011