Image of the Month, June 2015 – Icy Bay

June 1st, 2015 by Carl D
A photo of a young woman balancing a sea kayak paddle on her head, while sea kayaking in Icy Bay. Paddling under the world's highest coastal mountain, the person is sea kayaking in Taan Fjord. Sea kayaking in Icy Bay, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
A photo of a young woman balancing a sea kayak paddle on her head, while sea kayaking in Icy Bay. Paddling under the world’s highest coastal mountain, the person is sea kayaking in Taan Fjord. Sea kayaking in Icy Bay, Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Please click on the image above to view a larger version of this photo.

Hey Folks,

No prizes for guessing where I’m headed for the start of the summer season! The beach, of course, at Icy Bay, Wrangell – St. Elias National Park. Funnest place ever! Mt. St. Elias towering above us all in the background!

Cheers

Carl

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One Response to “Image of the Month, June 2015 – Icy Bay”

  1. […] Further from the sea than all other mountains on this list, Mt St Elias makes up for it in sheer big-ness. Being so large and relatively close to the sea makes for some nasty weather which helps explain why so few people bother climbing it. Some of the more crazy people to have done so are ski mountaineers who climb Mt St Elias for the thrill of one of the longest ski descents in the world. Those with a firmer attachment to their mortal selves can admire the sheer verticality of Mt St Elias from the headwaters of the Taan Fjord either from the comfort of a cruise ship or a sea kayak. […]

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