Kachemak Bay, Alaska fat/raft slideshow
Last Monday a crew of us traversed the head of Kachemak Bay with fatbikes and rafts. Some had to return to work, the rest of us continued on to Grewingk Glacier.
HD slideshow here:
Last edited by bjornolson; 05-30-2013 at 07:36 PM.
Thanks for sharing the adventure. How'd the Knards do on your Mukluk in the mud? You don't have much room to shed it.
See you on the beach soon,
Pat- The Knards did amazingly well. Never once did I regret my wheel/tire choice. You are correct, there is not a whole lot of space between tire and bridge but it not seem to be a problem.
Hope you are enjoying this long awaited weather.
Did the dog make it to the closing title credits??
Camille did not make the credits. I am admittedly a bit of a speciest but she is a good dog and I overlooked her out of forgetfulness, not of spite.
looks like quite the adventure!!
Thanks for sharing!
Just wondering, as ice-cold glacial water doesn't make for a long, enjoyable swim, what your rescue plan was in the case of sudden air loss of the raft?
Nice, mosquitoless trip!
mrgould- my basic thinking is to access each situation and think of options. So for instance, when you are afforded the option of being near shore and the raft pops, you can swim (an aside, fatbikes and even large tire 29ers float). When we are doing a long crossing, you first want to be sure about weather and general conditions but then I like to cross with partners near. If there is an emergency they can assist and vice versa. That said, Alpacka rafts are pretty damn reliable. I have only ever had slow leaks, never full blown deflation.
Nice slideshow bjorn, looked like an awesome trip.
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