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...point the views became too much to fully comprehend. Annex Lake, Glory Lake, Twin Glacier Lake, Taku Glacier, Norris Glacier and the Dead Branch, and Split Thumb. They seemed to all blend together.I felt like I was farther from home than...
Photo: Glacier dogs

"Altoid" jumps up in excitement before leading tourists on a 2-mile dog sledding adventure atop Norris Glacier. Alaska Heli-Mush, which contracts with Era Helicopters LLC, has been offering the tours for more than a decade every summer...
'Amazing' Juneau family featured on TV's 'Good Morning America'

...demonstration of an avalanche rescue. Bruce said a TEMSCO helicopter and a Coast Guard helicopter flew the group to Norris Glacier, next to Taku Glacier, because it had deep snow. "We flew to 2,000 feet, dug a hole, put a person in, filled...
Record number of mushers register for 2003 Iditarod

...early last year before he had to scratch when a virus made too many of his dogs sick -- has been running dog tours on Norris Glacier just south of Juneau. Fiedler called his glacier tour concession his "Juneau advantage," because his dogs are...
Outsiders: Scott Donaldson

...issues at Age: 31. Occupation: Dog sled driver with Alaska Heli-Mush, a summer tourist operation located on the Norris Glacier in the Juneau Icefield, about 20-minutes from town by helicopter. How he got started: "Mostly dumb luck...
Sled dogs make icefield new home to adventure

...the Taku Glacier, Hole in the Wall Glacier and Dead Branch Glacier, just before reaching the middle branch of the Norris Glacier, where the dog sled camp is located. There, seasoned mushers give visitors a chance to sled with veteran huskies...
Musher is able to turn winter sport into summer attraction for tourists

...summer in response to demand. For several years he has been taking 150 dogs to Juneau, where he sets up camp on Norris Glacier and gives rides. Over the summer, he and his family ran 60 dogs on a glacier above Seward for the first time, said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on and six- or eight hours off. Fiedler said he honed his strategy last summer while hauling tourists around the Norris Glacier, 3,500 feet above Juneau on the Mendenhall Icecap. Most of the rest of the front-runners were bedded down overnight...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...didn't stop to rest in the village of Shageluk. Fiedler, who gives tourists sled dog rides during the summer at Norris Glacier near Juneau, said he would take his 24-hour mandatory layover in Anvik. It's an unprecedented gamble. Race...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Willow instead this year. The mushers won't get to race each other this summer. Fiedler will be camped out on the Norris Glacier, while Riddles and May will be 20 miles away on the Herbert Glacier. Share this page: Print Email Digg Reddit ...


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