Category: Camp Fire

Tall tales from the campsite

Summer Joy

I told Sean that I want to roll down my dads hill before he leaves from this filming session. Why? Why not? It’s fun! It’s not the cliffs or bridges or cornices I used to jump or the waves I used to surf but……

Happy Birthday Outlaw!

Kenai River Drift: Jim’s Landing to Hope, AK

August 6 2011 We spent the day drifting down the Kenai River fishing for salmon with our guide Jason and his guide outfit “Angle 45”. Kyle lined up the trip for the Kenai drift. As I said in an earlier post, thank goodness we…

Homer Spit, AK – Halibut Fishing

August 3, 2011 One of the main things I want to do here in Alaska is fish. I want to catch a salmon and I want to catch a halibut. When Kyle saw the Dolly Varden I caught a few weeks back, he couldn’t…

Cordova: Hartney Bay Rd -mile 5 to Hartney Bay Rd – Mile 7

Friday, July 29 – Saturday, July 30 We woke up around 11 at a pullout at mile 6 of the Hartney Bay road. The spot was overlooking the water and green mountains. Its nearly impossible to fall asleep before midnight because its light out…

Cordova: Child’s Glacier CG to Salmon Bake and Hartney Bay Road – mile 5

We woke up at Child’s Glacier Campground and headed back to the glacier to eat breakfast and watch some more thunderous calving. The facade was a lot different than when we left it last night. Lots of action overnight. It was hard to peel…

Cordova: Copper River Hwy – mile 14 to Childs Glacier CG

We sat at Childs Glacier for a day and a half. The glacier is at the end of the Copper River Highway, 50 miles from Cordova. Literally, the end of the road. We think this road originally connected to McCarthy Alaska but now ends…