Tag Archives: Bear Glacier

Looking at Bear Glacier, the Harding Icefield's biggest chunk of moving ice.

More Paddling Bear Glacier Alaska

I received an email out of the blue from Ron, the kayak guide from Backcountry Safaris who showed me around Bear Glacier on my recent travels to Alaska. He’d just…

Fat Paddler up close to the Big Blue

Alaska Backcountry Part 3: Blue Icebergs

Glacial ice is super-old, compressed, and gives off a brilliant blue hue. My kayak trek to Alaska involved hunting for the bluest ice I could find, and on this particular…

"Tabasco", my Folbot Cooper

Alaska Backcountry Part 2: Bear Glacier

One of the highlights of the Alaskan paddling experience was getting my kayak up close to enormous icebergs, just to feel the grandeur of these magnificent natural structures. All whilst…

FP with icebergs in AlaskaFP with icebergs in Alaska

Video Blog: Kayaking Bear Glacier Alaska

Video of my kayak adventures: Bear Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Enjoy! – FP

Fat Paddler above the Bear Glacier morraine

Alaska Backcountry Part 1: Bear Glacier

My Alaskan adventure was always about one thing – paddling amongst icebergs. It had taken a six hour flight from Chicago, a 4 hour train ride from Anchorage, and a…

Tour USA 2009

Leaving the sunny shores of Sydney, the Fat Paddler is about to embark on a quick tour of the USA, taking in Santa Cruz (California) and Chicago (Illinois) before heading…