Thompson Pass Mountain Chalet

Address: Mile 19 Richardson Highway , Valdez, Alaska, 99686, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Valdez

Otters or Seals??

A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic on Sep 14, 2014

31 photos

... the ledge was so narrow. It didn't stop them doing it though or nesting there. It was quite entertaining to watch.
Alaska is shutting down for the Winter. We went to get some fish and chips for dinner, as a nice bit of halibut sounded good. The place had run out of fish and chicken. You could get a burger as long as it wasn't the teriyaki one. Half the places are closed already. We are lucky to be getting out soon otherwise we might get locked in.


Face to Face with a BBBBBBBear

A travel blog entry by tredders on Sep 14, 2014

2 comments, 46 photos

... anyway I was back on the main road and as luck would have it Kaff came cruising out in Rocky the RV so I cadged a ride.
We drove out to where the refinery is, they have a Salmon Hatchery on the way which bears frequent, we watched the Seals and otters at the creek. They are fun to watch. There were Eagles aplenty. They are a really angry looking Bird... We are going to go back out there after dinner to ...

Day 33 Valdez

A travel blog entry by tbasler on Aug 04, 2014

9 photos

... The Copper River runs through here for the famous salmon we wait for during its season. Copper was also mined here from 1911-1938. The mining was funded by JP Morgan and Daniel Guggenheim with a return on their investment of one hundred million! Valdez is located on the NE section of Prince William Sound surrounded by the Chugach Mountains. This is another city destroyed by the 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami. This earthquake registered 9.2 ...

Why did the bear cross the road?

A travel blog entry by scottjmurray on Jul 23, 2014

18 photos

... hatchery to see if there was any action. There was a lot of people waiting as the buzz online was that there was a big female that came down between 7-9pm for dinner. I waited for about an hour, saw a bunch of salmon working way to hard against the current and a lot of fat sea gulls. An eagle soared high above for a moment.

As I was making my way down the road, I saw a large animal on the sandbar as it was low tide. It was ...


A travel blog entry by gregd999 on Jun 27, 2014

12 photos

... Once in the town we detoured to walk the Solomon Gulch Trail which wound its way up the hill on the other side of the bay to the town. It made Bear Gryll's list of top 10 day walks, so we thought we'd better do it, and the view of the harbour was spectacular.

We finally made it to our hotel, and enjoyed dinner in the restaurant overlooking the harbour with the sun glistening on the mountains, before turning in in anticipation of a very early morning ...

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