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Wild Ice – Backcountry Skating Alaska

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Here's your free ticket to an outstanding show of background skating in the wild ice of southcentral and southeast Alaska. Featuring Nordic bladers, hockey players, figure skaters sliding in the frozen waters of stunning places such as the zig-zag shaped Kenai Lake, amidst the towering mountains in Portage Glacier, and through the ice caves of Byron Glacier.

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"Backcountry skating" is the practice of hunting for wild ice, whether on on a river, lake, glacial lagoon, or inside an ice cave. Filmed in southcentral and southeast Alaska over the course of two winters, "Wild Ice" feature(...)

“Backcountry skating” is the practice of hunting for wild ice, whether on on a river, lake, glacial lagoon, or inside an ice cave. Filmed in southcentral and southeast Alaska over the course of two winters, “Wild Ice” features nordic bladers, hockey players, figure skaters, and a few adventurous puppies. Shot locations include Kenai Lake, the Portage Lagoons, Turnagain Arm, Wasilla Lake, Sheridan Glacier, Byron Glacier, and Portage Glacier.

“Wild Ice” has been featured by the Washington Post, Anchorage Daily News and more.

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