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...Yukon Island Cost: $105 (student allotments can be used, parents must pay their own way) This includes the water taxi, kayaking, and snacks. Bring your own lunch! Contact: Derek Bynagle (dbynagle@kpbsd.k12.ak.us) 226-1880 or sign up with...

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Refuge Notebook: At a loss for what to do? Camping opportunitites galore

...ranger who has worked and recreated in these campgrounds, I've seen no shortage of amazing things. For instance, I was kayaking on Hidden Lake one evening when I spotted a large figure swimming in the water. It was too large to be a beaver, so I moved...

Here's The Thing: The rules of summer

...it's the one time of year I actually like seeing other people's adventures too. I mean, seeing your kids play in a lake or kayaking near the beautiful mountainside is a nice break from seeing the sandwich you ate for lunch and how many reps you plan on doing...

Kayaking classes take off at Skyview pool

...years. Today on the Kenai Peninsula, kayaking is among the fastest growing recreational...Academy (IPA) an instructional sea kayaking school based in the Central Kenai Peninsula...graduating from Homer High I started kayaking while going to chiropractor school in...

Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...minutes. While nine-time Marathon women's champ and Olympic skier Nina Kemppel was known to take a week off to go sea kayaking after the race due to what it did to her legs, Jornet will run in the Hardrock 100-Mile Endurance Run next weekend, which...

Search suspended for missing Kasilof kayaker

...search for a Kasilof man, who went out kayaking in the Cook Inlet near the Kasilof River...Tuesday. Troopers believe he went kayaking sometime between 8 a.m. and 4 p...who enjoyed adventurous activities like kayaking in the Cook Inlet. He said his brother...

Harbor seal takes up kayaking in Prince William Sound

...it's interesting to have a seal hang out with me and have the opportunity to observe one so close. The seal became my kayaking buddy for a few hours.'' And that is exactly what's so worrisome, said Kaja Brix, a wildlife biologist with the National...

Here's the Thing: Summertime is on your side

...hot, and I want s'more. As I glance at social media, my Alaskan buddies are posting breath taking pictures of camping, kayaking, and nature hikes. I haven't gone camping yet, but it's on the agenda. There is a tiny nagging fear that I'll need...


...blocked by toppled trees. It was a far cry from the way tourists in popular parts of Hawaii spent their Saturday - sunbathing, kayaking and otherwise back to paradise despite an overcast sky."It's like camping right now," Lamkin said from a cellphone he...

Taking the Plunge: Kayakers claim first known descent of Douglas Island falls

...It's one thing to enjoy a leisurely sea kayaking experience in Southeast Alaska, but...average man. "Doug and I have been kayaking for 20 years together," he said...in Alaska's whitewater. "I started kayaking 20 years ago in Denali National Park...



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