Articles posted by "Freya"

Tue 28/08-2018 Day 280

Pos: 58.7276,-157.0051 Loc: Naknek Acc: Trident Seafood bunk Dist: 52,7 km Start: 09:20 End: 18:50 I finally arrived at my “finish line” for this northern leg season – at Trident Seafoods in Naknek. Thanks so much to Clyde Pedersen from Trident Seafoods in Chignik to “forward” me to their Naknek destination, where Luke Forrestor, Randy, […]
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Tue 28/08-2018 Day 280

Pos: 58.7276,-157.0051 Loc: Naknek Acc: Trident Seafood bunk Dist: 52,7 km Start: 09:20 End: 18:50 I’m here! Finish for this season section north! Full update tomorrow, too tired now…
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Mon 27/08-2018 Day 279

Pos: 58.3866,-157.5358 Loc: before Middle Bluff Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 20,7 km Start: 09:00 End: 14:00 Two stupid capsizes… The onshore wind with guts up to 20 knots and seas still above a meter should have prevented me to go…but it looked so calm off my beach…sure I was still kind of inside […]
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Sun 26/08-2018 Day 278

Pos: 58.2419,-157.4954 Loc: Bishop Creek/ Egegik Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Rest day A rainy morning…not hard to decide I deserve a rest day after paddling seven days in a row. The wind was still low, but Karel forecasted for the afternoon some 30 knots wind and high seas…which came pretty late, but I liked […]
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Sat 25/08-2018 Day 277

Pos: 58.2419,-157.4954 Loc: Bishop Creek/ Egegik Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 38,2 km Start: 08:00 End: 14:00 Back to civilization Hmmmmm…, rain all morning…I’ll stay in my warm and dry bag for an hour longer. No need to get up in darkness, the current window starts around 8 am anyway. At around 7 am, […]
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Fri 24/08-2018 Day 276

Pos: 57.9200,-157.6324 Loc: between Pilot Point and Egegik Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 41,1 km Start: 08:00 End: 15:15 Yesterday, I tried to pick a beach which was halfway steep but sheltered, as I was sensing the water might disappear quite a bit here. And tomorrow morning would be lowest water wen I like […]
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Thu 23/08-2018 Day 275

Pos: 57.5671,-157.6980 Loc: Ugashik Bay entrance/ Pilot Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 41,4 km Start: 07:00 End: 13:40 I fell asleep on writing…maybe there was snot much to tell today? I had a bad launch in moderate surf – got the cockpit brim full of water, but stayed afloat and pumped and pumped…paddled […]
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Wed 22/08-2018 Day 274

Pos: 57.3390,-158.1758 Loc: 4,5 km south of Mud River Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 26,6 km Start: 07:10 End: 13:00 Walruss, Caribu + 49 glassballs I started early to catch the lowest seas, wind and following current. Some not too friendly shore dumper, good timing with a small jump while legs still out, and […]
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Tue 21/08-2018 Day 273

Pos: 57.1881,-158.4610 Loc: 40 km north of PH Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 39,9 km Start: 08:20 End: 15:45 lumpy bumpy water While fiddling with pulling out my rudder blade with the kayak afloat, I really managed to get my cockpit full of water on a basically dead calm shore…no big deal, pumping…! I […]
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Mon 20/08-2018 Day 272

Pos: 56.8946,-158.6928 Loc: almost Port Heiden Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 40,7 km Start: 12:20 End: 19:20 watersearch and 36 glassballs It was raining early morning, and blowing about 15 + headwinds…tide was high, surf was slightly up, plus the current was against me all morning…ok, I stayed put for a while and decided […]
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