Video: Zipriding in Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Manhattan-dweller and former Traveler researcher Meg Aftosmis recently took a trip on the ZipRider at Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, Alaska and sent us this video of her thrilling experience. Icy Strait Point is a privately owned cruise ship destination near the village of Hoonah, a small Tlingit community on Chicagof Island along the Inside Passage, about 25 miles south of Glacier Bay National Park. Meg gets strapped in and the ride operator releases the gate and “Three, two, one, thanks for coming!”

Icy Strait Point
Hoonah, Alaska
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  1. Nancy D. Brown
    August 30, 2010, 6:36 pm

    How would this be for someone who is afraid of heights?