Even though Exit Glacier is a short ride from Seward and is very popular with novice riders - sudden weather changes, equipment breakdowns, or encounters with wildlife can turn a short ride into a long day. Being prepared for emergencies is especially critical when enjoying the Alaskan winter:
Did You Know?
With 570,374 square miles, Alaska is twice the size of Texas and 1/5 the size of the rest of the United States. It stretches 2,400 miles east-to-west and 1,420 miles north-to-south. Its 6,640-mile coastline is 50 percent longer than the combined east and west coasts of the United States.