Many communities such as Juneau and Ketchikan are built on the sides of mountains. Chilkoot Trail Alaska's most famous trail is also one of its most popular, though daily quotas. Ultimately, good hunters, gatherers, naturalists and visionaries step off the trail," writes Richard Carstensen Download the GeoPDFs from this page on JuneauNature, and then open them in a map app on your device (Avenza is the free app we enjoy using). I'm not a water or a boating person and it just feels plain silly to float down rivers in little boats, and I love it. The Juneau is a high-performance touring top designed to keep you warm on the water in cold weather. Juneau had a little bit of everything if you're willing to sweat and deal with wood. The Kenai is home to one black bear per square mile. The Wilderness Act in an Era of Global Climate Change - Greg Aplet, The Wilderness Society. Believing this issue would resurface, Jan went on to form the Skagway Marine Access Commission. We analyzed what packraft students need for skills. Difficulty. Multi-day or 1 very long day. Our values reflect the history of our boats and the makers who design, craft, and use them. " MIchal May 26, 2014 at 1:58 am …the sets of photos with your family looks comletely different than your 'usual' ones 😉 we really liked this part of Chile when we were there and colors in autumn looks great. 1-3 spots open for private Glacier Bay Sea Kayak trip 08/23 - 09/05/16 Come join our team for a sea kayak adventure into the heart of the east arm of Glacier Bay National Park located in South East Alaska. After 43 long months of not seeing my family in California, it was time to head south out of the Great Alaskan Empire, and into the realm of family and old friends not forgotten. At the moment lots of rivers, including the ones more likely for packrafting have water level issues, we had. Our Tatshenshini River adventure begins in Haines, Alaska, and a small town located 100 miles north of Juneau on the Lynn Canal. Juneau (pop. Floating from the glacier source, all the way to the sea, a trip of a lifetime!. It is a rugged park, defined by towering mountains, infinite ice-fields, unstoppable glaciers and dormant volcanoes. pdf 95-27 hydrologic investigation of duck creek at the juneau international airport, juneau, alaska, by richard noll, july 1995, 67 p. Packrafting. The University of Alaska Fairbanks, the nation's northernmost Land, Sea, and Space Grant university and international research center, advances and disseminates knowledge through teaching, research and public service with an emphasis on Alaska, the circumpolar North and their diverse peoples. The Kenai Peninsula is a large peninsula jutting from the coast of Southcentral Alaska. Juneau’s Hilary Lindh surprised the ski world by winning a silver medal in the women’s downhill at the 1992 Albertville Olympics in France. 5-ply waterproof-breathable nylon on the torso. I discovered packrafting a couple years ago, and like it for pretty much the same reasons. REI Anchorage provides outdoor enthusiasts in the Anchorage, Alaska, area with top-brand gear and clothing for camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, hiking, paddling, skiing, snowboarding and more. Some of Alaska in Motion's latest work. In late July, writer-photographer-adventurer Cameron Lawson and a new friend will use fat-tired bikes and packrafts to travel approximately 350 miles along Alaska’s Lost Coast. Anyone been on the Gerstle River from Bradford Creek to the highway? I've heard mixed reports about the possibility of packrafting it. favorite this post Jul 8 22' C-Dory 115 Suzuki w trailer $15000 (Juneau) pic map hide this posting restore restore this posting. Nationwide Shipping! 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As for packrafting, I know nothing about that. pdf 95-27 hydrologic investigation of duck creek at the juneau international airport, juneau, alaska, by richard noll, july 1995, 67 p. I finally took mine to Juneau this year. Flat land is hard to come by in this area. The Lost Coast is a ~400-mile-long strip of temperate rainforest squeezed widthwise by the Gulf of Alaska and the Chugach Range, and bookended lengthwise by the Copper River Delta (east of Cordova) and Icy Straits (west of Juneau). Speaker/Presentation. Difficulty. Program Assessment Report Outdoor Studies: 2013-14 Overview Outdoor Studies at UAS offers a ten-month Outdoor Skills and Leadership Certificate Program, an Outdoor and Adventure Studies track in the Bachelor of Liberal Arts Program, and an Emphasis area in the BA in Geography/Environmental Studies. Rivers are wilderness highways. After 1-2 hours of packraft training, you're ready to hit the water. In late June 2015, I made a day trip down the Mendenhall, Class I-III. -Recognizing its just not my day and taking it down a notch is ok. In recognition of that fact, the Philippines ambassador and consul general to San Francisco are in Juneau this week to celebrate the appointment of the first Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines to the state of Alaska. We had a beautiful flight over Freshwater Bay and Admiralty island - including Greens Creek Mine - back to Juneau. 00/yr Basic Membership required) Author Posts Aug 24, 2013 at 3:15 pm #1306898 Ike JutkowitzBPL Member @ikeLocale: Central Michigan I've always liked sleeping in airports. in Juneau you also might enjoy a hike on Mendenhall Glacier, maybe. Despite our efforts to pack lightly, we collectively had about 55 pounds of food and fuel in addition to the usual cold-weather gear, a bear fence, packrafting equipment, and a. Home › Forums › General Forums › Food, Hydration, and Nutrition › Grocery store options Viewing 16 posts - 1 through 16 (of 16 total) ADVERTISEMENT Login to post ($7. Petersburg, AK Sumner Strait to Chatham Strait A multiday ocean sea kayak trip for experienced paddlers. Sea Kayaking Hoonah to Tenakee Point Retreat lighthouse, just north of Juneau and the ferry is ready to turn into Lynn Canal, then icy straight and starting destination Hoonah, Alaska. Anchorage, AK 99503 Hours: Monday-Friday 9-7 Saturday 9-6 Sunday 12-5. It was super fun to paddle with my DIY raft on the sea, your design is so good that even this is my first packrafting with kayak paddle (I was self-trained with Canadian style canoeing with an oar) it can be handled very well on the sea waves. We roared up and over ridge lines and soared over water before landing on the Juneau seaplane pond. Our 12-day Mountaineering & Packrafting courses are based on the AMS flagship 12-day mountaineering courses which set the industry standard for remote wilderness climbing expeditions. Lindh completed the mile-and-two-thirds course in 1 minute, 52. At Village Rock, the currents have a velocity of 5 to 8 knots; at Point Bridge, as high as 10 knots; and at Passage Island, as high as 7 knots. Are you planning a leisurely float down a serene river, a fishing trip on a remote lake, a traverse across the Brooks Range, or to haul game after a hunting expedition?. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center - Mendenhall Lake - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next paddling trip!. Packrafting the Chickaloon River Its funny how I didn't really know what I was getting myself into when Kellie asked me if I wanted to go float the Chickaloon river. Other communities like Skagway occupy narrow valley floors. 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Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. "The point of modern propaganda isn't only to misinform or push an agenda. Being very thankful to everyone who I met here (see end of chapter) and especially to Jason I will write this blog post in English, while the next ones are going to be in German again. Upcoming Events Alaska Public Media is proud to offer in-person media experiences to the communities we serve. Juneau is a stunningly beautiful, albeit soggy, environment for mountainous trail running and skiing. We had barbeques and some went packrafting. After 1-2 hours of packraft training, you're ready to hit the water. I am also a knitter and crafter and love to enjoy local music and events. AK guys—any guesses at what we’ll be spending to get to Yakutat, and back from Gustavus/Juneau all-in? Just looking for a round number to budget. Top rated Bear viewing tour in Homer, Alaska! Call Today. The simple and no frills nature of packrafting offers the ultimate in flexibility and mobility. Cross Admiralty Island Canoe Route 92 & 04 Surrounded by the rugged mountains of Admiralty Island , a series of connecting waterways and trails pass through a pristine temperate rainforest that is home to greatest concentration of Brown Bears in North America. current beta maybe: http://packrafting. Also, historical texts seem to often use "panhandle", especially when there was no clearly defined "Alaska" but there was a string of Russian posts on the panhandle. Juneau Whale Watching Tour. Aidan Don, from Salzburg, Austria, died Aug. He could commonly be found out on the water either boating or packrafting to some new island or cove to go fishing and camping. I was anticipating a 4 mile walk, and on the drive there learned it was more like 15. Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media-February 27, 2018 0 This program is all about long serving Alaska Public Media Program Director Bede Trantina, as well as memories of the early days of KSKA. Our values reflect the history of our boats and the makers who design, craft, and use them. Initially I planned to keep the door to the front of the house and use it as an access behind what would later be a screen wall however once i was a little more settled in I realized that the door would at the very least need to be replaced as it was quite old and honestly it was poorly installed. Alaska Stock Photography Collections All images on this site are available for purchase as stock photography for use in commercial or editorial print and electronic media. OneNOAA Science Seminar Series Presenting: Mark Helvey, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, West Coast Region, Long Beach, CA (retired), Sustainable Seafood Consultants, Foothill Ranch, CA (presenting remotely) Co-authors: - Caroline Pomeroy, California Sea Grant Extension Program, University of California, Long Marine Lab, Santa Cruz, CA - Naresh C. We sailed from Seattle on a Saturday and went through Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Ketchikan and Victoria, British Columbia. Trust your Alaskan adventure vacation to an experienced Arctic Wild Guide. Out here, in a smooth plain stretching over Alaska’s wrinkled face, water and tree and mud dissolve to fuzz at each horizon. -While packrafting solo has its disadvantages, like not having another person say "this doesn't look right, let's call it a day", there also is no trying to out-macho somebody else when going alone. Cross Admiralty Island Canoe Route 92 & 04 Surrounded by the rugged mountains of Admiralty Island , a series of connecting waterways and trails pass through a pristine temperate rainforest that is home to greatest concentration of Brown Bears in North America. The Buller River valley separates it from the bigger more tropical Kaharungi National Park where the mighty Karamea River flows. BACKPACKING Alaska in MAY: early or doable?? As for packrafting, I know nothing about that. Packrafting the Chickaloon River Its funny how I didn't really know what I was getting myself into when Kellie asked me if I wanted to go float the Chickaloon river. I shot all of the footage on my iPhone and then edited it in Premiere. She has one younger brother and is also a proud auntie. Phone: (907) 683-9532 A ranger is available 9 am - 4 pm daily (except on major holidays). Ketchikan Kayaking Tour Experience Ketchikan from the unique perspective of a sea kayak on this small group 2. Getting from Yakutat to Juneau will take 14 to 17 days. Elias’s slopes. -While packrafting solo has its disadvantages, like not having another person say "this doesn't look right, let's call it a day", there also is no trying to out-macho somebody else when going alone. your paddle sport experts. 3 hr class to learn basics of river travel in a packraft. Wrangell-St. Garment Sizes & Layering for Winter. In recognition of that fact, the Philippines ambassador and consul general to San Francisco are in Juneau this week to celebrate the appointment of the first Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines to the state of Alaska. Complimentary round-trip transportation from Seward allows you to skip the hassle of car rental and enjoy the scenic journey. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center - Mendenhall Lake - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next paddling trip!. The houses are homes where the person's spirit can reside after the person dies until the spirit moves on. The name Kenai (pronounced key-nye) is derived from the word "Kenaitze" or "Kenaitze Indian Tribe", the name of the Native Athabascan Alaskan tribe, the Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina ("People along the Kahtnu (Kenai River)"), that historically inhabited the area. Yet another Alaska reality TV show debuts this week. Welcome to the Hilton Anchorage hotel, located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Explore the Alaskan wilderness on a 9- to 11-hour packraft tour along the Kenai River. Inside the most extreme man-vs. Category:North Slope Borough, Alaska. Aleutians East · Anchorage · Bristol Bay · Denali · Fairbanks North Star · Haines · Juneau City and Packrafting on. The weather decided to be bass ack-wards. An overview of the 15 most recent news articles posted by Alaska Public Media. Complements Tom. 00/yr Basic Membership required) Author Posts Aug 24, 2013 at 3:15 pm #1306898 Ike JutkowitzBPL Member @ikeLocale: Central Michigan I've always liked sleeping in airports. Anyone been on the Gerstle River from Bradford Creek to the highway? I've heard mixed reports about the possibility of packrafting it. When it comes to packrafting, nothing is more important than safety and the proper use of your gear. " We saw tons of wildlife (humpback whales, orcas, otters, sea lions, puffins, porpoises, and eagles) on the 6 hour tour. Rosemarie Alexander/KTOO The U. Remote wilderness, wonderful people and astonishing animals. Difficulty. Go check out the site's clip from today's Fox News Sunday - they watched it so we don't have to. Traverse Alaska’s owner, Joe and his local team can help facilitate stays in lodges, cabins, tents or yurts, and provide the necessary gear and instructions for anything from hiking to packrafting, sea kayaking to glacier trekking, on an independent or fully-guided trip. com Jetskiing Hope. Also, historical texts seem to often use "panhandle", especially when there was no clearly defined "Alaska" but there was a string of Russian posts on the panhandle. Chelsea loves wild places. Read more Alaska in Motion LLC is a video production company based in Juneau AK owned and operated by Beau Sylte. Beau is also an active member of the fire service and regularly responds to calls. By combining new bikepacking and packrafting technology, they link together whitewater rivers and backcountry tracks through some of New Zealand's under-appreciated wilderness areas. " You can live in the spirit of the language as you float down the river and embrace the wildness of interior Alaska. This business might not have an official storefront, or it might move to multiple locations throughout the day. If you're ever around Glacier MT in mid-July, they're two years in the APA Roundup. Dan · April 5, 2019 at 5:49 am This looks great! The bottom is exactly what I have been trying to figure out how to modify , I'm planning to build a couple for a trip in July in the Bob Marshall Wilderness this summer, what are the chances that a kit will soon be available for this version?. Aleutians East · Anchorage · Bristol Bay · Denali · Fairbanks North Star · Haines · Juneau City and Packrafting on. The answer was obvious. It is a rugged park, defined by towering mountains, infinite ice-fields, unstoppable glaciers and dormant volcanoes. The majority of this adventure is highly isolated and void of civ. 66 · 2 comments. Alaska is a hiker’s heaven, offering paved urban trails, bushwhacking wilderness routes and everything in between. Don Decker's thoughtful analysis of New York visual artist Michael Joo's interactive installation at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, brings together - at least, in my mind, a couple of strands about art in Alaska, that I've been trying to tie together in my addled mind. Are you traveling solo, as a couple, with kids? What's your age? What's your budget and comfort level?. The Juneau is a high-performance touring top designed to keep you warm on the water in cold weather. In late June 2015, I made a day trip down the Mendenhall, Class I-III. Rich has led 4 expeditions to this part of the world including sea kayaking from Vancouver Island to Glacier Bay, canoeing from Whitehorse to Dawson City, and seakayaking, hiking and packrafting from Juneau down to Whitehorse via the Chilkoot Trail. Anyone been on the Gerstle River from Bradford Creek to the highway? I've heard mixed reports about the possibility of packrafting it. Vohden, December 1995, 20 p. There’s nothing that gets the season started better than an epic adventure in southwest Alaska, home to some of Alaska’s most prolific fisheries, located in some of the most wild and scenic rivers anywhere. For More Information. June 12, 2019 Juneau. Despite our efforts to pack lightly, we collectively had about 55 pounds of food and fuel in addition to the usual cold-weather gear, a bear fence, packrafting equipment, and a. 5-ply waterproof-breathable nylon on the torso. Give me directions anyway. Add to this list the packrafting segment. If you're ever around Glacier MT in mid-July, they're two years in the APA Roundup. A perfect loop with beer and pizza at the finish. Other communities like Skagway occupy narrow valley floors. It’s just one of the many amazing. Chris Townsend's favourite New Outdoor Gear of 2017. Each AMS program is customized to meet the specific needs of an individual unit. Cross Admiralty Island Canoe Route 92 & 04 Surrounded by the rugged mountains of Admiralty Island , a series of connecting waterways and trails pass through a pristine temperate rainforest that is home to greatest concentration of Brown Bears in North America. KNOW YOUR PACKRAFT. When I started this project I was unsure where to start. He was born June 18, 1982, in Shakopee, Minnesota to Robert "Bob" Eide and Susan Nokleby. We have two boys who love adventuring with us!. Alaska Mountaineering School (AMS) promotes training in mountaineering and wilderness travel. In addition to the big trips, I'm planning to bust my ass through the winter. Explore the Alaskan wilderness on a 9- to 11-hour packraft tour along the Kenai River. Aleutians East · Anchorage · Bristol Bay · Denali · Fairbanks North Star · Haines · Juneau City and Packrafting on. We poured over maps, gps coordinates of the cabin, the portage and poured a few beers. Some of these moments are light-hearted, while others are pretty heavy. Packrafting. On today’s episode of The Firn Line, we’ll get to know alpinist and author, Simon McCartney. The Kenai Peninsula is a large peninsula jutting from the coast of Southcentral Alaska. Speaker/Presentation. Jason took me back to Girdwood were we stayed at his other cabin for the night. Video guide to Herbert River in Juneau Alaska June 2018. July 2010 This is going to be one huge trip report! For my five year anniversary at my job, my boss sent Audra and I on a 7-day Alaska cruise. 13th June we'll be setting off, we're just unsure. 32,660), Alaskas capital and the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park, is nestled between towering mountains and the tidewaters of Gastineau Channel. We analyzed what packraft students need for skills. Alaska State Parks. The Kenai is home to one black bear per square mile. This top is constructed from a combination of our eXhaust 3-ply waterproof-breathable nylon on high-wear areas like the shoulders and arms while keeping the jacket light with our eXhaust 2. To add to the drama, only months before their departure a massive earthquake changes their plans and reveals opportunities to explore new landscapes in ways. Vohden, December 1995, 20 p. He loved boating, fishing, rafting, hunting, snorkeling, fat-bike riding, scuba diving, skiing, sledding, and traveling. There are four rivers within the refuge that allow for canoeing, kayaking, packrafting, and even small motorized jet-powered boats: the Kanuti River, Koyukuk River, South Fork Koyukuk River, and the Kanuti Kilolitna RIver. Warm water causes a mist to rise on the Russian River in south central Alaska. PDF 95-21 SUMMARY OF INORGANIC WATER QUALITY SAMPLING IN THE FAIRBANKS RAILROAD INDUSTRIAL AREA, FAIRBANKS, ALASKA: 1994-1995, BY J. We're a complete Anchorage-area bike shop, offering a full range of professional bike shop services to help keep you biking the streets and trails. Top rated Bear viewing tour in Homer, Alaska! Call Today. 2 after his. Fly-In Alaska Packrafting Enjoy a beautiful floatplane flight from Homer to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and Kachemak Bay State Park, followed by 14 miles of packrafting on a glacial river. Lindh completed the mile-and-two-thirds course in 1 minute, 52. In addition to the big trips, I'm planning to bust my ass through the winter. BACKPACKING Alaska in MAY: early or doable?? As for packrafting, I know nothing about that. Aleutians East · Anchorage · Bristol Bay · Denali · Fairbanks North Star · Haines · Juneau City and Packrafting on. We will arrange hotel accommodations, an orientation session, and a gear check on the first evening. Originally posted at NPR. It is an ideal combination of scenic flatwater paddling in view of majestic mountains, icebergs, and glaciers - with the adrenaline of hard-hitting Class III rapids downstream as the river makes its way to sea. Big surf, bears, and a baby. Sadly, acid mine drainage continues. Transportation deals in Alaska: 50 to 90% off deals in Alaska. 4-million Filipinos live in Alaska. Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media-February 27, 2018 0 This program is all about long serving Alaska Public Media Program Director Bede Trantina, as well as memories of the early days of KSKA. Mountains like Alberta, Columbia, Edith Cavell and North Twin (to name a few) are synonymous with classic rockies alpine climbing: variable rock quality ranging from total choss, to flint hard quartzite - hanging glaciers and double cornices, veins of pristine alpine and water ice - and the classic. Do you like to fish, go cruising, photography, go hiking. An overview of the 15 most recent news articles posted by Alaska Public Media. Q&A With Kally (Flynn) DiMarzio of Flynn Fotography. Big surf, bears, and a baby. 4 years ago. Vohden, December 1995, 20 p. A lot of rock gardens with sharp turns, a bit of a cluster f***. Packrafting The sport of packrafting is similar to other forms of rafting, but it uses a portable "packraft": small and light enough (five pounds or so) that you can personally carry it. Each AMS program is customized to meet the specific needs of an individual unit. Don Decker's thoughtful analysis of New York visual artist Michael Joo's interactive installation at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, brings together - at least, in my mind, a couple of strands about art in Alaska, that I've been trying to tie together in my addled mind. It makes wilderness more accessible by combining hiking and rafting. " You can live in the spirit of the language as you float down the river and embrace the wildness of interior Alaska. ice written by justrollingby. (photography by Bjorn Dihle). The Kenai Peninsula Borough is 90% wilderness and therefore a destination of choice for Alaskan travelers who desire to observe wildlife within its natural habitat. Trust your Alaskan adventure vacation to an experienced Arctic Wild Guide. We planned for barbeques and some packrafting. alaskastateparks. The downtown district is a lively mix of modern architecture and quaint Victorian homes. Remote wilderness, wonderful people and astonishing animals. At Village Rock, the currents have a velocity of 5 to 8 knots; at Point Bridge, as high as 10 knots; and at Passage Island, as high as 7 knots. The weather decided to be bass ack-wards. “I was just let out of a psych ward,” I said, which was the truth. A packraft is a small (usually one-person) raft which, because of its light weight (5 pounds), can easily be carried in a backpack on a multiple day trip. alaskastatetrails. Some of Alaska in Motion's latest work. We took the skills from our whitewater kayak classes and selected skills from Swiftwater rescue Class and combined them in one class for packrafters. The houses are homes where the person's spirit can reside after the person dies until the spirit moves on. Video guide to Herbert River in Juneau Alaska June 2018. Mary grew up in Juneau, Alaska where she found her love for snow, glaciers (and rain) at a young age playing in her vast beautiful backyard. Alaska Packrafting Expeditions. We paddled our way up Berner's bay from Echo cove, watching the hundreds of scoters take flight in front of us. This one can be done as a long day hike to the lakes and back, or you can always opt to camp at one of the lake shores. Warm water causes a mist to rise on the Russian River in south central Alaska. Packrafting in Alaska When he is not sailing, he works as a captain for hire, mechanic, truck driver, hazard tree tech, welder, handyman and sailmaker. Complements Tom. Video guide to Herbert River in Juneau Alaska June 2018. Packrafting Skiing Snoshoeing Tracking Whale Watching Wildlife ieing. It has the smallest population of any province or territory in Canada, with 35,874 people, although it has the largest city in any of the three territories. The Buller River valley separates it from the bigger more tropical Kaharungi National Park where the mighty Karamea River flows. "The point of modern propaganda isn't only to misinform or push an agenda. Walking to Kaktovik By Seth Fields On December 15, 2016 December 21, 2016 · in Featured After getting turned around in the North Slope of the Brooks Range, the intrepid hikers opted for a different route, which began at the headwaters of the Hulahula River. alaskastatetrails. The accommodations in Kaktovik are spare, but the hospitality in this little town is warm. She is a dog lover and adopted 2 fur babies - Moose & Luna - that she is obsessed with. We saw no other vessels for 8 of the 13 days. A quick and relatively safe route for beginners in the Anchorage area is a run on the Eagle River aptly named "Bridge-to-Bridge. The ride was pretty good but we hit a few good bumps crossing Chatham Strait and I wasn't sure how well my breakfast would sit. The Wilderness Act in an Era of Global Climate Change - Greg Aplet, The Wilderness Society. I live in Petersburg which is south of Juneau in the Southeast panhandle. O Facebook oferece às pessoas. in Juneau you also might enjoy a hike on Mendenhall Glacier, maybe. The maritime service was created on August 4, 1790, as the Revenue Cutter Service under the U. Point Retreat lighthouse, just north of Juneau and the ferry is ready to turn into Lynn Canal, then icy straight and starting destination Hoonah, Alaska. Home › Forums › General Forums › Food, Hydration, and Nutrition › Grocery store options Viewing 16 posts - 1 through 16 (of 16 total) ADVERTISEMENT Login to post ($7. Other Outdoor Activities in Alaska: See reviews and photos of 10 other outdoor activities in Alaska, United States on TripAdvisor. Born in Alaska, she grew up exploring the mountains at every opportunity and has climbed throughout the US and Mexico. Packrafting Safety. A few of my favorite week long, 5 day hiking trips in Alaska. Sixty-two-year-old James Hamey was charged with one count of felony sexual assault. This top is constructed from a combination of our eXhaust 3-ply waterproof-breathable nylon on high-wear areas like the shoulders and arms while keeping the jacket light with our eXhaust 2. 1,754 likes · 150 talking about this · 145 were here. Harding Icefield: Seward to Homer Katmai NP Traverse Haines to Juneau Traverse Chugach Traverse Aniak to Dillingham Fairweather, Yakutat to Haines IRS Volcanoes Traverse Kuskulana Glacier, Mt. All in the name of perpetuating and funding the sailing voyages and providing for his family. There's nothing that gets the season started better than an epic adventure in southwest Alaska, home to some of Alaska's most prolific fisheries, located in some of the most wild and scenic rivers anywhere. Alaska Packrafting Expeditions. Anchorage Daily News (AK) - Sunday, July 15, 1990 Author: CRAIG MEDRED Daily News outdoor editor ; Staff As the tiny, nylon raft hit the rock and bounced back toward the brown, swirling waters of the Chitistone River, wilderness racer Dave Manzer realized that his plan to win the 1989 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic had gone horribly, horribly wrong. Visited an abandoned gold mine turned museum, the scene of Juneau's 1880 gold strike. Polar Star Executive Officer Kenneth Boda explained the history of the coast guard at a stop in Juneau over the weekend. There’s nothing that gets the season started better than an epic adventure in southwest Alaska, home to some of Alaska’s most prolific fisheries, located in some of the most wild and scenic rivers anywhere. Packrafting the Mendenhall River, Juneau Alaska. Traversing Alaska's Lost Coast Lituya Bay to Yakutat One month ago six of us Alaskans (five strong-minded women and one really great guy!) departed from Juneau on a sunny Thursday morning in a float plane heading 120 miles northwest to Lituya Bay for the start of a six day hike and pack rafting trip on Alaska's outer coast. It was super fun to paddle with my DIY raft on the sea, your design is so good that even this is my first packrafting with kayak paddle (I was self-trained with Canadian style canoeing with an oar) it can be handled very well on the sea waves. Photo by zhengxu We know how it feels to be enchanted by America’s largest state. Packrafting. Packrafting An Introduction And How To Guide : 2018-01-28 CET 23:47:21 +01:00: 37 K : Forget Me Not A Memoir : 2018-01-27 CET 23:30:21 +01:00: 98 K : High Exposure An Enduring Passion For Everest And Other Unforgiving Places : 2018-01-26 CET 23:39:21 +01:00: 92 K. In late July, writer-photographer-adventurer Cameron Lawson and a new friend will use fat-tired bikes and packrafts to travel approximately 350 miles along Alaska's Lost Coast. Inspiring paddlesports participation through quality coverage of the people, places, adventures, boats and gear, trends and events that make paddling something you'll do for the rest of your life. JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau teenager Mįire New has a big dream: She wants to be the first Alaskan to graduate from The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Are you traveling solo, as a couple, with kids? What's your age? What's your budget and comfort level?. Rivers worth running: Davies eagle Herbert's Petersen montana mendenhall lemon salmon gold Carlson and fish. 00/yr Basic Membership required) Author Posts Aug 24, 2013 at 3:15 pm #1306898 Ike JutkowitzBPL Member @ikeLocale: Central Michigan I've always liked sleeping in airports. Even though it is lightweight it still works as a full-on, sturdy raft in serious river rapids. Eventbrite - Alaska Kayak Academy presents Introduction to Packrafting, Packraft 101 Beginner Class - Friday, June 28, 2019 at Eagle River, Eagle River, AK. alaskastateparks. You’re in love with Alaska, and maybe you’ve never even been there!. Some of these moments are light-hearted, while others are pretty heavy. Explore one of the Wrangell-St. In climbing, they call it going alpine style – lightweight, fast, efficient. Welcome to Alpacka Raft. Jeff Conaway, Peter Thurston and I headed back Wolverine Creek to visit a new part of this mystical land. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center - Mendenhall Lake - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next paddling trip!. There’s nothing that gets the season started better than an epic adventure in southwest Alaska, home to some of Alaska’s most prolific fisheries, located in some of the most wild and scenic rivers anywhere. Traverse Alaska's owner, Joe and his local team can help facilitate stays in lodges, cabins, tents or yurts, and provide the necessary gear and instructions for anything from hiking to packrafting, sea kayaking to glacier trekking, on an independent or fully-guided trip. 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She attended UAS in Juneau and almost immediately joined the four year outdoor studies program where she took AV 1 and 2 and for two years was the teaching assistant for a variety of classes from Sea Kayaking to Mountaineering. I am also a knitter and crafter and love to enjoy local music and events. A hiking and packrafting journey along the Gulf of Alaska between Dry Bay and Yakutat with our 10-week-old son. 15 thoughts on " The Adventures of El Huevito: Villarica and (a little) beyond. I got out of shape this year, a combination of tons of packrafting during the big winter/spring last year (great fun and learning, but not as good fitness training as hiking is), and then a serious of injuries through the summer and fall: broken toe, broken rib, etc.