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WATCH: Breathtaking video captured at Spencer Glacier

 An Ice cave at Spencer Glacier, near Portage Glacier. PJ Hill 3-23-18
An Ice cave at Spencer Glacier, near Portage Glacier. PJ Hill 3-23-18 (KTUU)
Published: Aug. 14, 2019 at 7:50 AM AKDT
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Two tourists had the experience of a lifetime when they were caught front and center of a collapsing glacier.

Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr are traveling tourists, who with their respective families, go around the country experiencing new things and meeting new people.

The above and below video was captured while the two men kayaked at Spencer Glacier.

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PSA- calving glaciers are dangerous. . Josh @steeringsouth and Andrew @homewiththehoopers went on a self guided overnight kayaking adventure in remote Spencer Glacier, accessible by train. Between the building size calving, and the tsunami, they both nearly died. The video is epic. They knew they were way too close and they’ve learned their lesson as they are lucky to be alive. The full event video —->link in profile. Here’s a teaser. . . . . . #epicvideo #epicsave #epicfail #steeringsouth #homewiththehoopers #spencerglacier #alaskaglaciers #calvingglacier #calvingglaciers #fulltimervlife #adventureon #explorealaska #intexexplorerk2 #inflatablekayak #dangerouskayaking #extremekayakingh

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Channel 2 spoke with the men Wednesday who had this to say about how it all happened and their thoughts following the experience.