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  1. JohnAbercrombie posted a new thread.

    Info on Oldham Beach, Nuchatlitz?

    Has anybody stopped/camped at 'Oldham Beach' in Nuchatlitz. Location: E of Ferrer Point at 49 44.820 126 57.05 In 'The BC Coast...

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    Forum: General Paddling Discussions

    Jun 18, 2018 at 8:43 PM
  2. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    Thanks! The Mariner Max is the perfect 'tool for the job' for a trip. I was surprised how quick it was, even when loaded. My paddling...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 11:40 AM
  3. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    Here's our route: [ATTACH]

    Track PWS trip.JPG Jun 15, 2018 at 12:26 PM
  4. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    From Eaglek we headed back toward Whittier, passing some boggy possible camps on Culross Is and Cochrane Bay. We camped at a site SE of...

    mini-DSCN1169Surprise Cove Last night.JPG Jun 15, 2018 at 12:07 PM
  5. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    From East Flank we went to Eaglek Is. - another spot with great views in different directions. [ATTACH]

    mini-DSCN1134Eaglek View.JPG Jun 15, 2018 at 11:57 AM
  6. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    From Pakenham we crossed Port Wells and paddled down Esther Passage to East Flank Island - another excellent camp site, recommended by...

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  7. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    From Harriman we went on to another camp from Denis Dwyer's waypoint list: Pakenham Point. Leaving Harriman we passed Cascade, Barry and...

    mini-DSCN0395Leaving Harriman Barry and Coxe Glaciers.JPG mini-DSCN0396Barry Arm.JPG mini-DSCN1096Pakenham Point.JPG mini-DSCN1108Pakenham Point.JPG Jun 15, 2018 at 11:49 AM
  8. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    From Harrison we paddled up into Harriman Fiord, the 'highlight area' for the trip. We spent several days there, partly to get good...

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  9. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    Next stop was Harrison Lagoon where we stayed in the USFS cabin. The tenting possibilities there looked to be very minimal even without...

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  10. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    We didn't put a lot of miles behind us on this trip - that wasn't our plan from the start. The idea was to just soak up the scenery and...

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  11. JohnAbercrombie attached a file to the thread Prince William Sound May 2018.

    Trip planning and logistics are quite easy. There is good information - both printed (Paul Twardock and Denis Dwyer have both...

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  12. JohnAbercrombie posted a new thread.

    Prince William Sound May 2018

    With my paddling companion I spent two weeks in Prince William Sound, Alaska in mid-May. After we returned to Victoria, I posted a few...

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    Forum: Trip Reports

    Jun 15, 2018 at 11:09 AM
  13. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Multitool that won't rust in PFD pocket??.

    :) I don't care if the handles rust...and it seems that's the main place for Ti in that tool. And the price..ouch! But thank you for...

    Jun 13, 2018 at 10:40 PM
  14. JohnAbercrombie liked Astoriadave's post in the thread Multitool that won't rust in PFD pocket??.

    Well, delve into the details ... part of this one is titanium. Best I could find. https://www.leatherman.com/charge-tti-7.html

    Jun 13, 2018 at 10:38 PM
  15. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Multitool that won't rust in PFD pocket??.

    That's what sprang into my mind when I checked the titanium knife on my PFD just a few hours ago...similarly neglected and not a spot on...

    Jun 13, 2018 at 10:37 PM