Where did you paddle? - April 2013

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by Philip.AK, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. Philip.AK

    Philip.AK Paddler

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    Kodiak, Alaska
    Saturday April 6, 2013

    It didn't seem like a spring skiing day (too cold) so ironically we decided we would go paddling instead. It was actually a good call. The seas were calm and the sun was out (enough) to make a trip to Long Island off the coast of Kodiak very pleasant for such an early part of the paddling season here in Alaska.

    On to the pics...

    Visiting the "Seen Better Days" boatyard:

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    Hmm... should we be skiing??...

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    ...naaaahhhh! Beach life is good too! :D

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    Strolling down the coast of the outside of Long Island:

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    In a pond in the forest, water lilies were coming to life! :D

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    A snack on the beach...

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    ...and then the trip home. Nice day. :)

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  2. Reef

    Reef Paddler

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    Your trip reports have always been a treat and this one no less than before.
    Wow.
    You have convinced me to do a trip in Alaska in the next few years.
    Would you mind posting approx lat and long so I can do some google earth planning? My Alaskan geography is terrible.
     
  3. Teknoviking

    Teknoviking Paddler

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    Wow, just beautiful!
     
  4. Peter-CKM

    Peter-CKM Paddler

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    Went for a short paddle today off of San Francisco. Launched from China beach, which is outside the Golden gate. Dropped a crab trap and then paddled around for an hour and a half. Had a pod of bottlenose dolphins go by.

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    And had 2 keeper crabs in the trap when I returned! Looking forward to dinner tonight.
     
  5. WaterMark

    WaterMark Paddler

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    Took an evening paddle with a friend from Jericho to Wreck Beach. Here's a pic from Wreck Beach.
     

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