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Alaska Science Forum: Water fountains on the tundra

...forest.Permafrost researcher Kenji Yoshikawa said sometimes pingos and frost blisters generate fountains. He thinks what we saw might be related to a frost blister, a pimple caused when freezing ground in early winter blocks groundwater already...
Swimming to altitude

...into a crawl at times. If you feel a sudden sharp burning you have probably encountered some Stinging Nettle. Cow Parsnip blisters will pop up a day or two later to remind you of the joys of the bushwhack all over again, but somehow I have come to find...
Inmates eyed Mexico but ride backed out

...and other supplies from hunting camps and seasonal cabins.Cuomo said the two men split up about five days ago. Matt had blisters on his feet - searchers found his bloody socks - and Sweat thought his 49-year-old escape partner was holding him back...
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

Alaska residents endure the nation's harshest winters for the reward of beautiful summer days with sunshine that lingers until midnight.
Becoming Alaskan: Giving in to the Xtratuf trend

...exceptionally stiff boots until the last minute. These boots were great for fending off water but raised the most intense of blisters at the slightest hint of physical exertion in a moist climate. A bit of a catch-22, really.That day, as I jealously...
Japanese government searches for soldiers' remains in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The searchers dug for days, ignoring blisters and sore muscles to look for remains of Japanese soldiers buried in mass graves on the Aleutian island of Attu following one of...
Marine Race to Alaska planned for June start

...signed up.The website for the race describes it as the Iditarod on a boat, with a chance of drowning: "We'll guarantee blisters, mild hypothermia, and the cathartic elation that comes from accomplishing something others would call impossible."It...

...that we earned - with our bloody, bleeding hands," Toby wailed melodramatically. "No blood," Molly corrected. "But blisters."Molly claims Mocha, their cat, helps by drawing in customers. The cat seems indifferent. Each year they choose a different...
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

...them."The resulting one-mile did not work, nor the immediate final shoe change for another half-mile.All my toes and blisters were ushered comfortably back into the original shoe and remained so until the 10-mile mark, when a toenail decided to act...
Runners blister Treadwell Trails at Capital City Invitational

Thunder Mountain High School junior Naomi Welling and freshman Erin Wallace took the Juneau Invitational High School Cross Country meet by storm on Saturday on the Treadwell Mine Trails, winning the girls race in 19 minutes 49.


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