Prince William Sound Alaska

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by Denis Dwyer, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. Denis Dwyer

    Denis Dwyer Paddler

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    In the summer of 2014 I paddled 200 miles between Whittier and Valdez Alaska.
    I followed a roundabout route through some of the more scenic fjords which took me two weeks.
    The link below connects to a YouTube video slideshow with about 40 pictures of the trip.

    https://youtu.be/ug60sB5L12Y
     
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  2. pawsplus

    pawsplus Paddler

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    Wow! Gorgeous pix--what an amazing trip! Did you see any bears?
     
  3. Denis Dwyer

    Denis Dwyer Paddler

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    Glad you liked the photos.
    Didn't see a single bear.
    Not even a trace.
     
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    paddlesores Paddler

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    Thanks for posting those pics Denis. Beautiful looking area. On my bucket list is paddling near glaciers and among bergs. Something to look forward to. What were you using for a shelter on that trip? Looks like a nylon tipi of some sort?

    Doug
     
  5. Denis Dwyer

    Denis Dwyer Paddler

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    Doug
    I carry a pyramid tent and a Mountain Hardwear solo tent and use one or the other depending on conditions. If the rain is coming down hard or long I cover those with a nylon tarp.
     
  6. mbiraman

    mbiraman Paddler

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    Very beautiful
     
  7. Mike Arthur

    Mike Arthur New Member

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    Hi Doug, great looking trip on PWS. Several of us are considering a 10 - 14 day self supported expedition there in summer 2018. We have done many multi day trips in Queen Charlottes, Glacier Bay, Newfoundland, NS and Baja. Looking for any advice on routes. Also wondered how much motorized boat traffic you encountered and any difficulty in finding campsites? Thanks.
    Mike Arthur
    Halifax, Nova Scotia