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Why You Should Hire a Guide

Why You Should Hire a Guide (Especially if you’re an Alaskan) by Trent Gould, Owner, Kayak Adventures Several years ago, I was sitting on a brightly colored hotel bed in Aguas Calientes, Peru, planning how I’d spend my time at Machu Picchu the following day. I had read online about hiring a local guide, but…

To Be Moved By Stillness

By Suzanne H., Kayak Adventures Logistics Coordinator The warmth of the sun fell while the alpen glow shone purple amongst the snow covered Chugach Range. Sitting on the shore of Resurrection Bay watching the sky, feeling the ocean’s mist and it’s winds, listening to sharp sounds of the thriving ecosystems around me. In these moments,…

Lessons from Sea Kayaking trips that are also useful in a Pandemic

By Joe Kiefer, Kayak Adventures Guide Manager & Member of the Seward Wilderness Collective. In 2013, I was tasked with leading a 10 day kayaking trip in Baja California, Mexico for the non-profit organization I was working for. Thankfully, I was under the tutelage of Peter and Vicki, experienced kayakers and outdoor leaders who’d been…

Origin Moments: Why The First Trip Matters

By Glo Chitwood, Kayak Adventures Guide “Neuroscientists have something to say about origin moments. When we experience things for the first time, our brains, like inner diarists, ‘write’ furiously, recording even the smallest details: a blue sweater, curled orange peels, the tang of salt air on our lips. That’s why we remember firsts so vividly,…

The Power of Nature: Lessons from the Kenai Fjords NP

by Claire Marshalek. Kayak Adventures Guide & Member of the Seward Wilderness Collective There exists a natural phenomenon out in the ocean where many waves traveling at the same speed come together, overlapping and combining to create a single king wave. Their rogue nature makes them nearly impossible to predict, hence their name: sneaker waves….

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