Yearly Archives: 2014

Post Yukon

It has been a couple of months since I made it to the Bering Sea after 2,000 miles of paddling from the headwaters of the Yukon River. The end of these adventures is always a strange thing. For months, for hundreds of miles, you have this wonderful purpose, this single goal to work towards.  It is just…
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The Bering Sea

Low Tide: 10:36 am High Tide: 2:45pm I wrote the times on my hand.   I left the fish plant barracks just after 4 am.  I wanted to give myself more than enough time to get to the ocean before the tide came in.  11 miles there and 11 back. The sky took me by…
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EMO

“Go find Jack.” That’s what everyone in Emmonak kept telling me.  I wasn’t sure exactly who Jack was or why I should go find him and ended up following this advice quite accidentally. I somehow ended up at the fish plant while I was exploring town and two workers brought me over to his office. Emmonak…
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To Emmonak

From Mountain Village, it is only 80 miles to the sea.  The weather took an unexpected turn and not only did the sun come out, but it was forecasted to stay around for a couple of days!  Can you believe that? I paused briefly in Mountain Village in the evening to fill up on water…
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