Cruise To Alaska – Hubbard Glacier

Kenny G is now the proud host of The Kenny G Cruise To Alaska. Ports of call include: Juneau, Alaska, Skagway, Alaska, Hubbard Glacier (cruising), Ketchikan, Alaska, and the Inside Passage (cruising). For complete details, please visit: KennyGCruise.com  or call Montrose Travel at (800) 952-2991. Ticket prices for the seven-day cruise range from $2,000-$10,000, not including airfare or taxes.

Kenny comments:

“I’m excited for the opportunity to cruise with my closest fans aboard Celebrity Millennium. The experience of playing with my band and sharing the breathtaking sights of one of the most beautiful destinations in the world will be one I’ll remember forever. This cruise will allow me to spend quality time and get to know the fans onboard, just as they’ve gotten to know me through my music. Sailing with them on a week-long Celebrity Cruises vacation will be a highlight of my career, and I can’t wait to share the journey.”

Kenny G had already featured in another Celebrity Cruises trip in 2011, which the company said went over well for both Mr. G and for fans aboard the ship.  The cruise is sailing from Vancouver, British Colombia from May 17- May 24, 2013.

Seventy-five miles long and covering over 1,350 square miles in area, the Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. It is also one of the most impressive, a 300-foot wall of ice rising sheer and jagged from the ocean. It has been thickening and advancing toward the Gulf of Alaska since it was first mapped by the International Boundary Commission in 1895. This is in stark contrast with most glaciers, which have thinned and retreated during the last century.

This atypical behavior is an important example of the calving glacier cycle in which glacier advance and retreat is controlled more by the mechanics of terminus calving than by climate fluctuations. If Hubbard Glacier continues to advance, it will close the seaward entrance of Russell Fiord and create the largest glacier-dammed lake on the North American continent in historic times.

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