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Old July 21st, 2010, 08:25 PM
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Our family is taking our first cruise ever, to Alaska, in August! should we really bring hats and gloves to do a walk on a glacier and to wear outside on ship? Others have mentioned rain gear too--just trying to get a handle on what to pack and if we really need all of this. We're on Holland America, doing Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, glacier bay, victoria, and 3 days in Seattle.
any suggestions people have would be welcome!!
The best thing I brought was a thick headband that went over my ears. I didn't need a hat, a coat, or gloves for the ship (we went in early May). If you're going to visit a glacier you might want all of them!

Unless you're concerned about your hairstyle, I wouldn't fool with umbrella's. You'll dry !
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