Aug 31, 2015
Alaska is big. It is the largest state in the US, home to 17 of the county’s 20 tallest peaks, and claims the largest national forest in the nation. But Southeast Alaska also has an incredible amount of beauty that can easily be overlooked--so we always try to take time to look at the small stuff.
Aug 28, 2015
Devil’s Club is an enchanting plant that is a staple in the forests and medicine cabinets for the people of Southeast Alaska. While it can cause irritating wounds for those that unknowingly touch it, when handled with care, it is an incredibly powerful medicinal plant.
Aug 25, 2015
A thundering crash, then an eruption of shouts and cries echoed over the water.
Aug 24, 2015
Spending time in Bartlett Cove is just the beginning of the incredible place that is Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Time spent here is a beautiful and peaceful experience.
Aug 21, 2015
Always amazing, always impressive, always wild – Alaska never ceases to excite and inspire.
Aug 20, 2015
I had been lucky enough to go along with a group to Anan Creek Bear Observatory, and this was the first step.
Aug 18, 2015
Its always a treat when wildlife gets close...until we realize these really are wild animals and our hearts start pounding in our chests. And this last week--with whales, sea lions, deer, and bears, its been heart-poundingly exciting!
Aug 17, 2015
Every sea kayaker dreams of kayaking alongside whales. In Idaho Cove as we kayaked to some small islands and began exploring the shoreline, I heard it: the unmistakable sound of a whale exhaling.
Aug 13, 2015
If you were lost in the wilds of Alaska, would you starve or thrive?
Aug 13, 2015
I’m always excited to see Open Paddle Kayaking on the activities roster. There is something magical about the solitude of exploring the scenery from a small boat.