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The Copper River in Alaska - McCarthy River Tours

Alaska Tag

As whitewater boaters in Wrangell St. Elias National Park, our work is dictated by the powerful geologic forces at work. In general, geology is a slow force that shapes the earth over thousands or millions of years. But every once in a while, the earth conspires to alter a landscape in a sudden, cataclysmic event. Earthquakes, floods, and volcanoes are all examples of the abrupt, sometimes violent nature of the earth. Meet the jokulhlaup. Pronounced "yo-kull-hop", this Icelandic word literally means "glacier

When you think of Alaska, you think of giant glaciers, towering mountains and abundant wildlife.  Many people think about how vast the Alaskan wilderness seems, how large the distances are between small outposts of human habitation.  When considering travel options and itineraries, it is important to keep all of these considerations in your mind.  A scenic overnight rafting trip in Alaska is a great way to check off all of your nature needs  The 80-mile stretch of the Copper River from