See the small stream in the middle of the glacial silt (looks like gravel)? That is where the glacier above once stood. (Sometime around 1926-about a half mile out from where the glacier stands today, it carved out the spot that I took a picture of. Amazing.
Who could resist a sunset picture at 2am?
Uriah trying to hike up to the top of that mountain, in the melting snow, on a steep incline (doesn't appear to be as steep as it really was) in tennis shoes...I said it's too dangerous, he says, it's fun. That's as far as he made it. HA! I was right.
Along the Seward Highway, breathtaking view I had to get a pic of. I can just picture my log cabin snuggled up to those trees by the bank...
(this is a bit jumbled, but you can see the exit glacier in the top right portion of this picture and from where I was standing was where the glacier before it receeded once stood)
the dogs kennels, there were about 100 dogs in this grove of trees...each with their own 50 gallon drums to take shelter in, tie out and water bucket.
Their newest litter of husky puppies. We named him Waffle. It just seemed appropriate at the time, don't ask why.
The canyon where we had our dog sled tour, the creek was glacier water fed (melting off the glacier)
The videos are a little annoying after awhile due to the dogs constantly barking, but they quieted down a LOT once they were doing their job that they were so eager and happy to do. It was so fun. You can see the last 2 dogs in the harness (the one closest to the cart) had all of the work since they basically had to be the ones to turn the cart and not let it go straight...they would counteract and would pull the opposite way that we were going. Our cart by the way weighed 300 pounds, and had 6 people in it. There were only 16 dogs weighing no more than 60 pounds. But they were all muscle. That just gives you an idea of how strong they were. They were all so sweet and each one got individual attention every day. In one of the videos I was supposed to be taking a picture of Uriah, but it was set on video, so sorry about the distraction, but I got a nice view of the dogs taking off in the cart, I can't imagine how fast they would be in a light weight sled meant for racing! I am sure they FLY. The groups of dogs that took us on our ride were the ones that competed in the actual Iditarod. Cool Huh?
Here's the last video I have, it's of The moose and the baby, it's atleast better than a simple photo, atleast you can see them move, although, nothing TOO exciting.
Anyway, so i'm officially done posting about Alaska, there are TONS of more pictures, so maybe if you guys want to see them, I can show them to you when I come home. I'll bring 'em all! Love you guys and miss you tons.