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Alaska Charters and Adventures. Wildlife viewing, bear photography trips, fishing, glacier tours, and a Stikine River jet-boat wilderness tour are offered by Alaska Charters. Wrangell, AK. 888/993–2750. www.alaskaupclose.com. From $224.
Alaska Vistas. This company does regular float trips on the Stikine, which rises in British Columbia and flows through the edges of the Stikine Icefield. This historic river, once an alternate route to the goldfields, is like nothing else in the state. Wrangell, AK, 99929. 907/874–3006 or 866/874–3006. www.alaskavistas.com. $220.