Tragedy on the Alsek River, Part 1

Disaster struck two raft trips this summer on the Alsek River, which flows from the Yukon to Alaska. A skilled rafter from Idaho and his son died after getting thrown from their raft in June.  A few days earlier, a calving glacier sent a wall of water through another group’s campsite. Possessions and boats were scattered, but no one was hurt.

John Ryan, KTOO – Juneau

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