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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…

Glorious Sydney Sunshine Paddling

Nothing can contrast paddling Alaska more than a paddle on Sydney Harbour in balmy conditions under an almost Spring sun. To go from icebergs to harbour rocks and aqua waters…

Scary Creatures from Below

It started out like any other paddle;  arrived at The Spit before 7.00am, pushed out into glassy conditions at dawn and started to warm up my shoulders with some big…