Category Archives: Hiking

Mosquito Cove

Saturday was the next to last day in Sitka and Sunday will mostly be about getting ready to exfiltrate, so we tried to make the most of it. Not a bad weather day. No rain, cloudy skies with clearing in … Continue reading

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Sitka

I have decided that libraries in cities of the Alaskan southeast have the finest views of any libraries in the world, hands down. Here is the view looking out the window I am sitting next to in the Sitka public … Continue reading

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Settler’s Point and on to Sitka

Tonight is our last night in Ketchikan. After much vacillation around our next move, we settled down and bought tickets back to Sitka, where we will spend three days, before heading back to Juneau, then Haines and home. One of … Continue reading

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Ketchikan Day 1

After arriving in Ketchikan on the 4th we debarked the Ferry and found Kelsey. The 4thof July parade had just begun so the downtown area was blocked off. As Kelsey lives downtown it made getting to her place a little … Continue reading

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In Defense of Out and Back Hiking

I was contemplating my propensity to prefer loop hikes to out-and-backs.  Loop trails, of course, provide you the opportunity to see different terrain throughout your hike, giving the impression that you are always making forward progress.  But in the end … Continue reading

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