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Glaciers

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  • L.A. man slips from glacier, breaks back, walks 3 miles for help

    L.A. man slips from glacier, breaks back, walks 3 miles for help
    A Los Angeles man is recovering in a Montana hospital after slipping on a glacier, falling into a crevasse and breaking his back. Ted Porter, 36, climbed 40 feet out of a glacial crevasse in Glacier National Park last week and walked three miles for...
  • L.A. man describes harrowing fall from glacier, will to survive

    L.A. man describes harrowing fall from glacier, will to survive
    After falling 40 feet into a crevasse in Glacier National Park, Ted Porter prepared for the worst. Alone with his back broken, he turned on a video camera and recorded a goodbye message. “You guys, if I don’t make it out, I love you,”...
  • A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry

    A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry
    JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show. But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
  • Must Reads: Befriending a pig and braving the elements

     
    From the frigid heights of a Pakistani glacier to the thrills of an election in Egypt, here are five stories you shouldn't miss from this past week in global news....
  • Yosemite National Park plan seeks to ease crowding and traffic

     
    A National Park Service plan intended to ease congestion in Yosemite Valley proposes numerous cutbacks to reduce tourist activities, but stops short of placing a limit on the number of daily visitors....
  • Wildlife watching in Alaska

     Wildlife watching in Alaska
    If you visit Sitka and Juneau, Alaska, this month, it's often easy to spot bald eagles, ravens and black and brown bears on your own. (I expected to have the same luck in June and got skunked, except for the raven I photographed in a Foodland parking lot....
  • New images from JPL's UAVSAR, the radar that sees through trees

    New images from JPL's UAVSAR, the radar that sees through trees
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory may be most famous for sending Curiosity to Mars and Voyager to the edge of the solar system, but some of its coolest technology is being used right here on Earth. For the last month, a manned C-20A aircraft owned by...
  • Avalanche buries more than 100 Pakistani soldiers in Himalayas

     
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A rescue effort was underway Saturday to save more than 100 Pakistani soldiers buried by an avalanche that encased their headquarters in the Himalayas, on a remote glacier that has been the site of skirmishes between nuclear...
  • Tours & cruises

    MEXICO Rockin' on water Sixthman's "VH1 Best Cruise Ever" aboard the Carnival Inspiration will feature a lineup that includes headliners Colbie Caillat, Train and Lifehouse. The itinerary also includes an eight-hour port call in Cozumel. Itinerary:...
  • Massive new iceberg forming -- right now -- in Antarctica

     
    Iceberg: NASA scientists working on Operation IceBridge have discovered a massive crack in the ice shelf in Antarctica....
  • Yosemite National Park still shows remnants of winter

     
    While much of Southern California should be enjoying dry days and warm temperatures during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, those heading to higher elevations -- specifically Yosemite National Park -- will likely still be contending with remnants of...