Breakaway Adventures-LeConte Glacier Wrangell Alaska
There is something for everyone at Breakaway Adventures in Wrangell, Alaska. LeConte Glacier is the fastest receding glacier in North America. The calving of ice produces icebergs that are home to Harbor seals and it is common to 400 seals sunning themselves on ice bergs. Call 1 888 385 2488 or breakawayadventures.com
Farragut Farm: Growing Vegetables in Southeast Alaska
This video documents a tour of Farragut Farm, which is a small commercial farm in Southeast Alaska run by Marja Smets and Bo Varsano. A group from Wrangell made the trip by boat with Breakaway Adventures in order to get to the farm located in Farragut Bay north of Petersburg on the mainland. The tour covers composting; the process of growing vegetable starts; workers & work season; early & later crops; growing zucchini, cucumbers, carrots, potatoes, garlic; movable greenhouses; pests; crop transportation & markets; prior land use & farming experience; tools; and harvest prep & packaging. See additional description of the updated composting system below*
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* I asked Bo what he meant when he said, We don't use those anymore referring to the composting bins, and he emailed clarification:
Making compost has been primarily my department and in the summer time it (hopefully in the past!) occupies a big % of my overall farm labor. We always used to just do the bin to bin flip method and turned all the piles every 2 weeks by hand with a pitchfork...a LOT of work when you have 9 piles.
A couple of years ago we started composting in larger free standing piles (no bins) outside using filter fabric geotex cloth as a covering material. This stuff allows the pile to breath and pass moisture out but it also does a really good job of wicking the rain down around the pile through the fabric and keeps the piles quite dry. At first we turned the piles by hand but now we use the tractor. It takes about 10 minutes to turn a big pile with the tractor and about 2 hours to do it by hand.
We also built the hot tub time machine this year and when we figure out how best to feed it I think it will also be a productive and low labor way to make compost. We still used one set of bins this year but to a lesser extent than normal and I think we will phase them out completely next year.
Shakes Island, Wrangell, Alaska
On our 3 day cruise to Alaska we stopped off in Wrangell to check out Tyler's old stomping grounds, Shakes Island. Unfortunately, we only got to spend about 11 minutes here, but we got to see the beautiful longhouse and some of the totem poles during their restoration.
Sea Kayaking the Inside Passage from Wrangell, Alaska to Skagway, Alaska
These are the last 15 days of my 79 day, 1,300 mile (2,080km), solo, Inside Passage Sea Kayaking adventure.
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ALASKA, WRANGELL, November 20, 2013 SNOW!!!!
Thought you youtubers as myself would like to see the snow falling in Wrangell AK.....I have cruised all over the West Coast.....Baja Mexico to San Francisco...to Grays Harbor....Juan De Fuca...Puget Sound......San Juan Islands...Gulf Islands Canada...Vancouver.....Vancouver Island....the Inside Passage.......over 8,000 miles since my retirement in 2007......I am now living in Wrangell Alaska......a remote Island with about 1,800 full time rugged residents.. I will be sharing many videos this Winter with you all.....isn't it wonderful we have the tools to share our everyday lives with each other.....Happy tUrKEy Day....!!! Tim
N. Wrangell Alaska Spur Rd. Terminus 2013
The north Wrangell Island Alaska loop road is only about an eight of a mile from completion. Because the east side is largely undeveloped-with just logging cuts comprising most of the action and the road is just single lane and unpaved the gradual decline of the wilderness the next two decades would be interesting to note. The video captures an image of the end of the road as it is today.
It might be better if ecosphericaly advanced development occurred when plain conservation of the environment isn't politically possible, yet in civilizations political arena as in the wild kingdom nature abhors a vacuum and development tends to proceed.
Anan Creek bear viewing
A day watching bears fishing for salmon at Anan Creek, in south-east Alaska near Wrangell Island
SYSTEMS Wrangell 2012!
April, 2012 - Four high school students from Wrangell, AK participated in the first season of 10-day SYSTEMS Field Camps, and this is the visual story of their experience!
Alaska Bear Viewing with Stillpoint Lodge
This is one of the many guided adventure activities included for guests of Stillpoint Lodge. Fly across Cook Inlet to some of the best wild bear habitat in the world!
Come experience this Trip of a Lifetime for yourself.
Alaska's Perfect Escape: Stillpoint Lodge offers a unique, eco-minded experience of adventure, leisure and culture... on the edge of the Alaskan wilderness.
Be our guest and live the very best of Alaska... encounter the diverse wildlife of Kachemak Bay, explore the quaint village of Halibut Cove, partake in Alaska’s finest food, outdoor adventures and leisure activities, then return to the lodge each evening for rejuvenation in our luxurious and inspiring facilities.
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Approach to Wrangell, AK
Approach to Wrangell, AK on a 734 Combi, Alaska Airlines.
CEL Mendenhall Glacier & Gardens JU38
MENDENHALL GLACIER & GARDENS
Leconte Bay By Drone
A short drone flight over LeConte Bay courtesy of Night N Gale Charters and Alaska Waters of Wrangell Alaska.
CV&A Films CrossWest Adventures: Wrangell, Alaska - Director: Cristian Bohuslavschi
***For more VIDEOS please SUBSCRIBE to our Youtube Channel now***CROSSWEST ADVENTURES is a 33 TV episode travel-action-adventure TV-Series in its 8th TV broadcast season and is scheduled to begin airing again with 6 NEW TV EPISODES on the ALTITUDE TV Channel. Previous episodes of CROSSWEST ADVENTURES were filmed in some of the most scenic and enthralling destinations in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nevada, New Mexico & more.
CROSSWEST ADVENTURES includes spectacular aerial cinematography, scenic vistas, calming retreats, soothing hot springs, picturesque mountain resorts, dude ranches, helicopter tours, and a slew of action sports, including mountain biking, rafting, kayaking, climbing, hiking, horseback riding, and much more
Seals Resting in Seward Alaska
Seals resting in Seward Alaska in Resurrection Bay.
LeConte Glacier - Part 1
Icebergs on the approach to the LeConte Glacier near Wrangell, Alaska in August 2009.
Alaska Vistas guide Denny with Brown Bear Sow and cubs
Brown bears on the trail at Anan. Bridget and her cubs decide to camp out on the trail. These are not uncommon sights at the Anan Bear and Wildlife Observatory.
Alaska By Air - helicopter viewing of wildlife and glaciers in Chugach National Forest YouTube
A two hour very scenic helicopter flight with Alpine Air over the Chugach National Forest to Lake George and landing on the Colony glacier. You will see goats, bears, moose and deer in their natural habitat. Glacier pools and streams as well as new born rivers will amaze you. Rivers of ice and snow and avalanches from snow covered ridges will leave you with everlasting impressions. Beautifully photographed and presented. Enjoy Alaska.