Tongass National Forest, National Geographic Magazine: Champagne Uncorked For Wedding On A Glacier

Tourists are drawn to the beauty of Alaska and its glaciers, some for the ultimate and most unlikely experience—donning crampons for their wedding on ice.

If the weather cooperates, couples can arrange for a limousine from a cruise ship to the airport for a helicopter ride onto a glacier for a traditional ceremony with tuxedo and white wedding dress and extra touches including wedding cake, music, and flowers.

The groom pops the cork on a bottle of champagne provided by Diane Pearson, who married this couple on the Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau.

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