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Routt County in photos: Sept. 30, 2013

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Glaciers aren't the only things that grow big on the Alsek. Harboring the densest concentration of ursus horribilis in North America, the region is also a "critical habitat area" for brown bears. Yes, that's a regular-sized Clif Bar.

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Scenic Overdose Syndrome on Alaska’s Alsek River

Outdoor writer Eugene Buchanan shares his experience on a 12-day float down Alaska’s Alsek River, which cuts through the heart of the Yukon’s Kluane and Alaska’s Glacier Bay national parks.


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