Chugach Mountains


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Chu·gach Mountains

 (cho͞o′găch′, -găsh′)
A range of the Coast Ranges in southern Alaska extending eastward from Cook Inlet to the Canadian border and rising to 4,016 m (13,176 ft).
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The Hotel Captain Cook, located in downtown Anchorage, boasts ninety-six suites, all of which feature stunning views of downtown Anchorage, Cook Inlet, or the Chugach Mountains.
The Chugach Mountains are thrust upward by this crustal subduction, forming the peaks surrounding most of the Sound.
Wednesday was reserved for excursions and participants could choose between a visit to the University of Alaska Matanuska Research Center to learn about captive moose research, a day to trip to Seward Alaska at the head of Resurrection Bay, a hike in the Chugach Mountains, or moose education day at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC).
Pendants in the labs are mounted perpendicular to the work surfaces to maximize light levels and minimize shadows, without disrupting the view out of the windows to the Chugach Mountains.
Now, Kennen goes to Alaska to guide clients of Majestic Heli Ski in the Chugach Mountains and takes people rafting for Tahoe Whitewater Tours in the Lake Tahoe/Reno, Nev.
taking a look at Anchorage's blue skies and snow-covered Chugach Mountains.
PIONEER PEAK, a 6,398-foot mountain in the Chugach Mountains, sits over the Knik River just nine miles south of Palmer, Alaska.
Turn east past the Matanuska Glacier, then follow the edge of the Chugach Mountains.
Lance talked to Shane the entire drive up to the trail head in the famous Chugach Mountains.
And although the city, with its predictable North American street grid and collection of austere, boxy buildings, is somewhat anonymous, it is the views of the towering snow-capped Chugach Mountains and wide expanses of sky and ocean glimpsed down many streets that give the place a very particular character.
For Alaska's top destination, the Chugach Mountains, 46 percent of its entries have come in the past 20 years.
Directly south of Anchorage, the waters of Turnagain Arm are a beautiful sight, especially when framed by the Chugach Mountains, whose peaks are a dark gray as they stab above the timberline, punctuated with swatches of snow.