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Bushwhacked

“Here bear! Here bear!” shouted Mark, our guide, as he led us up a creek bed, into the forest. It was bear country after all and you couldn’t be too careful. Coastal brown bears are bigger than their mainland grizzly cousins and as much as we would love to see one from a distance, none…

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Snorkeling with crabs

Swimming in 45 degree water didn’t seem like the best idea, even on the warmest of days in Southeast Alaska. But once our guide JP explained how warm we would be under two layers of Neoprene wetsuit and how amazing the reef was I changed my mind. When I got my suit on I could…