Category: Wilderness Discoverer

5/25: Week 2 Western Coves

After finishing up the flightseeing tour, we were dropped off at the Cape Fox Lodge.  There, we visited with some of the people from Week 1 who were preparing to go home.  We didn’t need to check in, but were able to use the meeting room to catch […]

5/27: Klawock & Tlingit Culture

Our destination today is Klawock – a town of about 850 residents and a major center of the Tlingit Culture. Fishing and tourism are two of the major ways the people in Klawock support themselves. The tourism industry revolves around people who come in for fishing and hiking trips. Commercial […]

5/27: Cruising Through Chatham Strait

We departed Klawock after lunch, and at 1pm we were passing by the local sawmill – another industry supporting those who live in Klawock:   We cruised for a couple of hours, all the time keeping a lookout for whales.  They’re out there, you know…  At 3pm we […]

5/31: Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier

Today we were going through Endicott Arm to Dawes Glacier.  This is often the destination of “second choice” when it is not possible to get into Tracy Arm to the Sawyer Glaciers.  Endicott Arm is wider than Tracy Arm and there is less chance of ice buildup in […]