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2009-11-23 13:26:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Line of Alaska has debuted its 2010 Alaska and the Yukon brochure and is now taking reservations for all 2010 tours - with a special offer of $500 off per couple when a six-day or longer tour is booked by Dec. 31, 2009. "Gray Line's special offer is a great incentive for folks to book their Alaska trip before the end of this year," said Mark Mumm, director of sales and marketing. "We offer many six- to 11-day tours throughout Alaska and the Yukon...

2009-05-26 15:23:00

Individual and Group Tours Can Be Readily Customized SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Line of Alaska is launching its Alaska season with new self-drive tours and Denali Summer Special packages. A leader in Alaska and Yukon tourism with more than 60 years of experience, Gray Line of Alaska specializes in offering a wide range of land tours from Denali to the Arctic and customizing individual itineraries. "Alaska-bound travelers should take advantage of these new special offers," said...

2008-06-18 18:00:02

Two female hikers who went missing in Alaska's Denali National Park were found Wednesday and are doing well, officials say. Abby Flantz and Erica Nelson have been found, alive and well. The families are here, and the young women will shortly be reunited with them, park spokeswoman Kris Fister said. Flantz, 25, and Nelson, 23, were reported missing after they did not come back Friday from an overnight backpacking trip in the park, ABC reported Wednesday. Officials said the women were...

2006-02-22 21:11:22

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska's Mount McKinley, North America's tallest mountain, will be capped at 1,500 climbers a year under a plan announced by the National Park Service on Wednesday. The new management plan for the Denali National Park and Preserve imposed the first-ever limit on the number of climbers for a mountain in Alaska to ease overcrowding after a record 1,340 people climbed the 20,320-foot (6,194-meter) peak in 2005. Mount McKinley, one of the...

2005-07-06 08:11:46

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A newly discovered fossilizedfootprint shows that dinosaurs once roamed in what is nowAlaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, scientists said. The footprint, estimated to be 70 million years old, wasfound on June 27 near a campground 35 miles west of the parkentrance, the National Park Service said. It was the firstevidence of dinosaurs ever found in Denali, one of Alaska's toptourist destinations. The three-toed track, 6 inches (15 cm) wide and 9...

2005-07-06 03:27:44

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) - A recently discovered fossilizedfootprint shows that dinosaurs once roamed in what is now anational park in Alaska, scientists said on Tuesday. The footprint, estimated to be 70 million years old, wasdiscovered on June 27, the first evidence of dinosaurs everfound in Denali National Park and Preserve, the National ParkService said. The find was made by a University of Alaska Fairbanksstudent attending a field camp in the park. The three-toed track, six inches wide...