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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In terms of flightseeing areas, "we are statewide," Van Sickle says, "and the bulk of our flying is in the Chugach Mountains surrounding Prince William Sound.
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.
Bering Glacier, which flows from the vast ice fields of Alaska's St Elias and Chugach Mountains toward the Gulf of Alaska, covers 1700 square miles, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island.
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.
41), adventure meant backpacking 22 miles into Alaska's Chugach Mountains and pushing himself to the physical limit on a fast-paced quest for Dall sheep.
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.
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.
Chester Creek flows from the Chugach Mountains through the heart of Anchorage and on into Cook Inlet, its course connecting mountain to sea and neighborhood to neighborhood.
Other scenes feature adaptive skiers in the helicopter-accessed backcountry of Alaska's Chugach Mountains, snowboarding and teleskiing in Steamboat, Colorado, and - just for laughs - the World Snowball Fighting Championships in Hokkaido, Japan.