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Sat 22/06-2019 Day 393

Pos: 58.6285,-161.8296 Loc: nw of Nanvak Bay Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today Another day off paddling, waiting for reasonable conditions to round the exposed Cape Newenham. Today it was really blowing like hell, and I wouldn’t have gone by myself either. We spent the day with hunting for more glass balls down […]
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Fri 21/06-2019 Day 392

Pos: 58.6285,-161.8296 Loc: nw of Nanvak Bay Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent   no paddling today   At first, I was not happy at all with Fylkir’s decision he doesn’t like to go around the major Cape Newenham today. I also would have liked more pleasant conditions than nw 9-12 knots with gusts 17 knots […]
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Thu 20/06-2019 Day 391

Pos: 58.6285,-161.8296 Loc: nw of Nanvak Bay Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 53,7 km Start: 08:05 End: 18:55   We crossed over to the mainland, heading for the pendant of the spit on the other side of where we started. Sure this now narrow gap of 7,5 km between Hagemeister Island and the mainland […]
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Wed 19/06-2019 Day 390

Pos: 58.6975,-161.1738 Loc: Hagemeister Island Spit Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 34,1 km Start: 07:40 End: 15:50   We hand railed ourselves today along the western shore of Hagemeister Island, from “highlight” to “highlight”.   First, we filled our waterbags on an inviting creek. We found an abandoned rusty ATV on the beach, next […]
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Tue 18/06-2019 Day 389

Pos: 58.8125,-160.7014 Loc: Hagemeister Island east Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 21,1 km Start: 07:40 End: 12:20   Who is having a rest day on low wind (and suffers the many flies…), needs to work a bit harder on a crossing the next day with moderate to stronger headwinds We kept at least a […]
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Mon 17/06-2019 Day 388

Pos: 58.7178,-160.4273 Pos: 58.7178,-160.4273 Loc: High Island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent   no paddling today   We decided to have a physical and mental rest day today on this bear-free High Island. Not that there are many exciting things to do, as hiking up to the top seem inconvenient, to say the least, but […]
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Sun 16/06-2019 Day 387

Pos: 58.7178,-160.4273 Loc: High Island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 35,6 km Start: 08:10 End: 15:30 Fylkir said he has slept only about two hours last night…hmmmm, was he dreaming about Sandy? He seems not yet to be in tune with nature and wildlife here. It will come. He was, unfortunately, a bit grumpy […]
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Sat 15/06-2019 Day 386

Pos: 58.7729,-159.90755 Loc: Right Hand Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 21,6 km Start: 11:15 End: 15:00   We saw our first bear today! High time, it is already day 6 on this section!   But at first, we were contemplating to have a rest day after a five-day workweek, as the forecast was […]
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Fri 14/06-2019 Day 385

Pos: 58.8360,-159.6187 Loc: Kulukak Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 39,7 km Start: 09:45 End: 16:45 Fylkir had a bit of a motivational crisis this morning, as it was raining and not looking extremely inviting outside. He grumbled something like “What am I doing here…?” and complained about everything ahead… We turned around in […]
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Thu 13/06-2019 Day 384

Pos: 58.5793,-159.2090 Loc: Black Beach Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 38,6 km Start: 08:35 End: 17:00 It came to me later, when a blue and white small plane flew low over our heads in the evening, that the wheel tracks from the last beach were from a plane and not from a motorbike. Sure […]
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