Sea-Kayaking Prince William Sound
Excerpted from the Outside Trip-Finder, February 1995 issue
By Meg Lukens Noonan
ALASKA: Sea-Kayaking Prince William Sound
The Route: A six- to ten-day exploration of the sheltered bays and fjords of Prince William Sound among seals, sea otters, and humpback whales, with hikes to alpine lakes and glaciers.
When To Go: June-August
Travel Advisory: Blackflies and no-see-ums can be a nuisance; local wisdom advises bringing bug repellent with 35 percent deet, light-colored clothing, a head net, and an umbrella.
High/Low Points: Hearing the white thunder of building-size icebergs calving off the glaciers. Picturing the 11 million gallons of oil spilled in the Sound.
Luxe Factor: Camping
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Copyright 1995, Outside magazine