Westmark Baranof Hotel
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... was recently discovered. Myron could barely fit inside and we had to crawl on our hands and knees to get in. We filled our water bottles from a rushing "waterfall" inside. It was super cold! Overall, hiking on the glacier was a really cool experience. We felt very safe with Sam and he was constantly going ahead and scouting new locations before we followed, so he could be sure he was taking us on a safe route. Also, Myron's crampon broke ...
... Jesse's brothers hand on the fourth of July (he blew his finger off) We just stood outside on the starboard walkway and watched it pass. A few minutes after we could hear the sound of a wave breaking? We were confused. It takes quite a big wave to actually brake and make that loud of a noise. We were all leaned over the rail starring into the dark trying to see what was going on. Out of nowhere a 5 foot wave hit us broadside and our nice calm boat became a mechanical ...
We had one excursion today, but it is a long one. We did the Tracy Arm Fjord and Glacier Explorer Tour. We saw the South and North Sawyer Glaciers. On the way out we went by Ice Falls one of one two waterfalls in Tracy Arm. How you tell a waterfall from a cascade is waterfalls are there year round and the cascade is only there for snow melt so will dry up. South Sawyer Glacier is ...
The good weather continues to follow our journey. We were greeted by blue skies and white clouds and a wonderful guide named Cindy. She studied cinematic arts at Montana State and shared lots of information for using our cameras to get the best shots. We entered the Tongass National Forest on our walk to the Mendenhall Glacier. As you may remember from our Sitka entry, this forest is a very large temperate rain forest. ...
... walls, there were few icebergs, and we were able to get very close. While we were watching, we witnessed the glacier calving! It was time to turn back. We passed several beautiful waterfalls on our way back into Juneau. We both napped some riding back. We were both tired. We tended to our puppies, who ere happy to see us, but not so happy to to out in the rain. We ate some leftovers, and called it a day. We headed farther up the fjord, to Sawyer ...