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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #510 on: October 09, 2019, 11:15:21 PM »
Thers a place in Fairbanks Aurora adventure for $120 or 8k ultimate rewards. I cant verify their good you would have to compare to the other places. another thing to do is go to matanuska glacier they only have guided tours in winter but it's very cool and the glen highway on the way is one of the nicest drives you will ever have and if your willing to drive a hour further west with a clear sky there's a unbelievable view of wrangell mt drum on the road I'll post a pic . As I said before there's a big chance of seeing northern lights in Fairbanks and chena hot springs and there's a ice museum right there
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #511 on: October 09, 2019, 11:29:57 PM »
Thers a place in Fairbanks Aurora adventure for $120 or 8k ultimate rewards. I cant verify their good you would have to compare to the other places. another thing to do is go to matanuska glacier they only have guided tours in winter but it's very cool and the glen highway on the way is one of the nicest drives you will ever have and if your willing to drive a hour further west with a clear sky there's a unbelievable view of wrangell mt drum on the road I'll post a pic . As I said before there's a big chance of seeing northern lights in Fairbanks and chena hot springs and there's a ice museum right there

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #512 on: October 10, 2019, 12:36:21 AM »
Matanuska is epic, can't recommend it enough. @m65 see my TR for a write up.
i does sound out of this world, do u think i can squeeze in talkeetna and Matanuska into 2 days?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #513 on: October 10, 2019, 12:37:13 AM »
Thers a place in Fairbanks Aurora adventure for $120 or 8k ultimate rewards. I cant verify their good you would have to compare to the other places. another thing to do is go to matanuska glacier they only have guided tours in winter but it's very cool and the glen highway on the way is one of the nicest drives you will ever have and if your willing to drive a hour further west with a clear sky there's a unbelievable view of wrangell mt drum on the road I'll post a pic . As I said before there's a big chance of seeing northern lights in Fairbanks and chena hot springs and there's a ice museum right there
is mid november winter?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #514 on: October 10, 2019, 12:55:44 AM »
For matuasuka it is. Forsure you say you like to move just remember you have around 6 hours of sunlight. what you plan  on doing in talkeetna?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #515 on: October 31, 2019, 02:11:40 PM »
ok. i pretty much decided im taking 1 area, which can be over a 2-3 hour drive, and gonna spend the 2 days over there.
can i hear opinions on what u guys think is the most well worth it?
talkeetna? prince william sound? matanuska? or anything else?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #516 on: November 11, 2019, 03:20:51 PM »
I'm a little  confused does  prince William sound have any tours in the winter? and you said orginally you like to move but then you said you want to travel 2 hours ? I personally would drive to Fairbanks and see the northern light if they appear and do dogsleding with chena hot springs, ice museum nearby . Matanuska in my opinion is a few hour activity definently not a 2 day trip and talkeetna is basically a airplane hub to see Denali np but they only have one tour in the winter and i wouldn't bank on it considering even the summer many flights are canceled.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #517 on: November 11, 2019, 04:37:54 PM »
I'm a little  confused does  prince William sound have any tours in the winter? and you said orginally you like to move but then you said you want to travel 2 hours ? I personally would drive to Fairbanks and see the northern light if they appear and do dogsleding with chena hot springs, ice museum nearby . Matanuska in my opinion is a few hour activity definently not a 2 day trip and talkeetna is basically a airplane hub to see Denali np but they only have one tour in the winter and i wouldn't bank on it considering even the summer many flights are canceled.

The glacier landing flight we did last summer was one of the big highlights of our trip.  If you are able to do it, I would highly recommend it.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #518 on: November 11, 2019, 09:09:44 PM »
There's no option for a glacier landing from the regular providers in the winter besides in the summer when i was there they weren't able to land the two days i was there. On a side note how do you upload pics mine are always to big

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #519 on: November 11, 2019, 09:26:57 PM »
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #520 on: June 16, 2020, 11:23:05 PM »
Anybody thinking about going to Alaska in August?  Want to have a minyan (will have a sefer torah), and tix are only 25k miles on Alaska Airlines so it's super tempting...

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #521 on: June 16, 2020, 11:26:24 PM »
Anybody thinking about going to Alaska in August?  Want to have a minyan (will have a sefer torah), and tix are only 25k miles on Alaska Airlines so it's super tempting...

Tooting my own horn here, but I might have an interesting thing going on in August. Flexible dates, minyanim, etc. See my signature and sign up for updates - details should he hammered out before long.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #522 on: June 16, 2020, 11:28:40 PM »
Anybody thinking about going to Alaska in August?  Want to have a minyan (will have a sefer torah), and tix are only 25k miles on Alaska Airlines so it's super tempting...
Stay in Anchorage?  Nice size Chabad.
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #523 on: June 16, 2020, 11:38:30 PM »
Stay in Anchorage?  Nice size Chabad.

They appear to only have a minyan for shabbos, at least per godaven.  And don't I want to see more than just Anchorage?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #524 on: June 17, 2020, 08:22:44 AM »
Stay in Anchorage?  Nice size Chabad.
The only thing to do in Anchorage, is use the airport to get out of Anchorage and see the rest of Alaska.
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