Wednesday, September 17, 2008

September 16, 2008

Complete for Now
The Process for Making my Decision

September 16, 2008

Epilogue for this Year's Trip

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Photos from August 13-22, 2008

Protection from the high winds on Clarence Strait north of Ketchikan 8/11

Alaska Sunset Ernest Sound 8/13

Alaska Sunset Ernest Sound 8/13

A Less than Perfect Camp Site South of Wrangell 8/16

Any Port in a storm/down poor

Weather: Visibility less an 1/4 of a mile, Winds calm, Seas rippled

Compete for Now. - Wrangell, Alaska - Ending Point for this Years Trip. 8/17/2008
The Bears of Anan - Ernest Sound - south of Wrangell 8/18/2008

The viewing Platform

I know they're in there somewhere.

Where did they go?

Let's see.

Got'cha: Success at last!!

Fresh Salmon Yum Yum!

Where did that child go?

Not down here

"Mom. I'm up here."

Eagles Eagles Everywhere.

Heading Home, New Friends on the Ferry
Jesse, Melanie, Brigitta, Allan and me 8/21/2008

Sunrise Greeting at the End of the Line.
Mt Baker in the background. 8/22/2008

Off loading in Bellingham, WA 8/22/2008

The Road Less Traveled. Complete for Now 8/22/2008

Friday, August 22, 2008

August 22, 2008

The Final Update for 2008
The Inside Passage

August 22, 2008

The 1,000 Mile Summer
Seattle, WA to Wrangell, AK

August 12-15, 2008

The Winds of Clarence Strait

August 15-17, 2009

The Final Days of this year's adventure

Sunday, August 17, 2008

August 17, 2008

Rain in Southeast Alaska
Ain't it Grand?

Monday, August 11, 2008

July 26 - 29, 2008

The Dickson Entrance
Being chased by a gale

July 30 - 31, 2008

The Big Surprise
Meeting the U.S. Coast Guard

July 31 - August 3, 2008

Misty Fiords National Monument
The Calm of Wilderness

August 3 - 5, 2008

Sunshine & Hot water
The rest of the Behm Canal

August 5 - 10, 2008

Ketchikan, Alaska
950 Nautical miles from Seattle

July 26 - August 10

Across the Border Lincoln Channel, Sitklan Is "No that's not the customs office."

Hunkered down in Bullhead Cove during a gala wind. "Now where am I?" 7/28

Trip planning while the gala winds blew. Bullhead Cove
"Now let me see which way is north?" 7/28

Fishing Boat off Sykes Pt Revillagigedo Channel.
The US Coast Guard Cutter found me right after that. 7/30

Calm in the Wilderness, Misty Fiords National Monument, Behm Canal, 7/30

"Where did the water go?" 7/31

Packing the Boat. 7/31

Ready to paddle. 7/31

USFS Kayak Rangers Leah and Joy Our tax dollars at work. 7/31

Rudyerd Bay, MFNM, " The Wall" at Punchbowl Cove

High Alpine Lake, Punchbowl Cove, MFNM 8/1

Snow at 4,000 feet, August 2nd, Fitzgibbon Cove, MFNM

Abandoned Hot Springer on Bell Island, Behm Canal, 8/4

A sunny afternoon near Bushy Pt. Behm Canal just out of Ketchikan 8/4

Sunday, July 27, 2008

July 16 - 21, 2008

Hartley Bay to Prince Rupert

July 22 - 26, 2008

Resting in Prince Rupert

July 16 - July 26, 2008

Light Keepers at Addenbroke Light Station, Fitz Hugh Sound, Dan And Debbie Waslaski

The Big House At Koeye River Deciated July, 2006

Memorial Totem Pole Koeye River

Koeye River Lodge, Heltsuk Band

Adult Leaders At Koeye River, Sharon and Larry Jorgenson, Martin Campbell and Me

Summer Youth Leaders At Koeye River

Automated Light station at Kaiete Pt, North Fitz Hugh Sound

Light House Bella Bella, Seaforth Channel

Long House at Klemtu, BC

Boat Buff Light Station, Tolmie Channel, south Sarah Island

Calm on Graham Reach, Priness Royal Channel

Canadian Coast Guard Cutter, Graham Reach

The Every Present BC Ferries

The Cannery at Butedale, The junction of Graham and Fraser Reach, a bit run down

Lighting Butedale, A car alternator charging storage batteries

elton Wheel, Falling water harnessed to run the lighting system at Butedale

Butedale Lou, the caretaker

Woven Bark at Hartley Bay
(This and next two photos)

Honoring the Elders

Hartley Bay, The Village
(This and next three photos)

Kumealon Isalnd, Grenville Channel, Newly named "Gardner Cove" Having Spent Two Days there because of weather
(This and next three photos)

Gardner Cove, Newly Named

Lying in the Tidal Zone

Tent bound for a day, what a mess

Reading So what else can you do when it's blowing a gale?

Beautiful Down Town Prince Rupert