Film

Wild Ice - Backcountry Skating Alaska

“Wild Ice” features nordic bladers, hockey players, figure skaters, and a few adventurous puppies.
 
Skating at the Sheridan Glacier lagoon

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Running time

3 minutes

Country / Nationality

United States of America

“Backcountry skating” is the practice of hunting for wild ice, whether on on a river, lake, glacial lagoon, or inside an ice cave. Filmed in southcentral and southeast Alaska over the course of two winters, “Wild Ice” features nordic bladers, hockey players, figure skaters, and a few adventurous puppies. Shot locations include Kenai Lake, the Portage Lagoons, Turnagain Arm, Wasilla Lake, Sheridan Glacier, Byron Glacier, and Portage Glacier.