Bachelor party
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Alaska

Bachelor party
Pacific walrus males spend spring and summer eating, swimming, lolling and singing in places like Round Island. Meanwhile, the females are giving birth on ice floes. (Stephen J. Krasemann / DRK Photo)
Up high
Clown-faced puffins nest in the cliffs on the island sanctuary. (Jeff Foott / DRK Photo)
Bundle up
Round Island’s steep trails offer breathtaking views such as this, but the summer weather is rainy and cold. (Nan Elliot)
A snowy trek
From Grandview, cross-country skiers head south toward the Trail Glacier. (Kaylene Johnson)
Everybody out
Winter enthusiasts spill from the Alaska Railroad train, ready to explore the wilderness. Skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers have the better part of a day to enjoy the terrain. (Kaylene Johnson)
Beauty spot
A Canadian perspective of Lake Bennett in summer. (Lisa Lawrence / For The Times)
Grizzly
A mother grizzly bear, wary with cubs nearby, stands tall to sniff out the scent of an intruder. (Carl Duncan)
Alaska
In the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve, the unbroken landscape is an illusion--it is pockmarked by crevasses and ravines. (Carl Duncan)
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