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Benefits abound for late-season camping

...and peaceful. The Augustine and Redoubt volcanoes were looming on the horizon across the water with the Aleutian Range mountains sprawling out behind, all white and massive and rugged. "It was gorgeous," Linehan said. The pair couldn't...
Alaska geologist survives two attacks by grizzly bear

...scoping possible mining projects Sunday for his employer, Millrock Resources Inc., in a remote valley of the Alaska Range mountains near the Iditarod Trail. He'd finished for the day and was waiting for a helicopter to pick him up. Miller was...
Mountain rescue reunion

...things and see a new country side. This is my second time in Alaska; the first time was a rescue in the Alaska Range. Mountain rescue has been a way to pay back all the fun I have had climbing mountains." That pioneering spirit seems to have...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Japanese adventurer completes journey 7/7/98

...become an adventurer. He has visited Alaska several times before, often in winter, always to climb its big Alaska Range mountains. In March, he completed a solo winter ascent of Mount McKinley. He decided to hike to Prudhoe Bay because he had...


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