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Refuge Notebook: Bear Mountain Trail offers photo, berry-picking options

...highbush cranberries and blueberries for picking. Make sure to hold on to your hats though - the cool breezes from Skilak Glacier rush up the hillside periodically and blow over the peak. Not at all a bad way to cool off after a hike though...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-20/refuge-notebook-bear-mountain-tr
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Four men rescued from Skilak Glacier plane crash

Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard rescued four men after a plane went down at the bottom of Skilak Glacier Tuesday night. The four men, passengers Reid Nelson, 19, of Cokato, Minn., Logan Sutton, 22, and Levi Sutton, 25, of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-30/four-men-rescued-from-skilak-glacier
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Four rescued from Skilak Glacier plane crash

Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard rescued four men after a plane went down at the foot of Skilak Glacier Tuesday night.The four men, passengers Reid Nelson, 19, of Cokato, Minn., Logan Sutton, 22, and Levi Sutton, 25, of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-30/four-rescued-from-skilak-glacier-pla
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Refuge Notebook: Crossing the Harding Icefield

...pastimes. After five days of travel and another three spent in a storm too burly to risk getting on the crevassed toe of Skilak Glacier, we finally arrived at our first campsite on the Harding Icefield. With only four full days left, we had some miles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-07-18/refuge-notebook-crossing-the-har
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Skilak Glacier dam lake releases; no flooding expected

According to the National Weather Service, the Skilak Glacier dam lake appears to be releasing. No flooding is expected at this time.Water levels on the upper Kenai River are falling quickly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-11/skilak-glacier-dam-lake-releases-no-
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Put up your docks instead of your dukes

...was an unusual event, it doesn?t mean that it can?t happen again. Last year?s event was caused by the Skilak Glacier Dam Lake that released, but we also have the Snow River Glacier Dam Lake that is presently pretty full and the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101007/dispatch_1010dis004.shtml
Snow Glacier dam releases

...ice jam that happened when the Skilak Glacier-dammed lake released was caused...the next couple of years. The Skilak Glacier-dammed lake follows a similar...Kenai River Center on Snow and Skilak glacier-dammed lakes, he said the rise...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110807/news_3381.shtml
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Flood advisory in effect

...floods are something he's watched most of his life. Other than last year's flooding event that occurred when Skilak glacier-dammed lake drained, Hanes said the last significant flood happened in the early 1990s. He said he knew people...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122307/news_3900.shtml
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Ice jams cause Soldotna flooding

...Thursday as water draining from Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake made its way into...Kenai River. The lake is behind Skilak Glacier at the head of Skilak Lake, and usually...Friday night, which suggests the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake is done...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012807/news_0128new002.shtml
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Ice jam stuck at Soldotna bridge

...platforms, uprooted trees and a buoy. A lake behind Skilak Glacier began to drain Jan. 16. The estimated 4 feet of excess...said. The National Weather Service reports that the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake has emptied, and water levels in...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012907/news_0129new002.shtml
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