Tragedy on the Alsek River, Part 2

Disaster struck two raft trips on the Alsek River this summer, leaving a father and son dead on one trip. Another trip was nearly ruined when a calving glacier flooded the boaters’ campsite. KTOO’s John Ryan reported Friday on the preparations one group took to avoid a similar fate in the remote wilderness north of Glacier Bay. In part two, we see the lengths rafters will go to to avoid being trapped by icebergs.

John Ryan, KTOO – Juneau

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