Surfing Puget Bay, Alaska

By |December 18th, 2010|

Iceman surfing Puget Bay, Blying Sound, Alaska

We woke up hours before daylight. This isn’t hard during the Alaskan winter, especially when you are so excited you can’t sit still, there was a rumbling in the air when I walked out on deck in the middle of the night. The swell must have picked up.

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Homer just in time

By |December 14th, 2010|

What a welcoming party!

We just returned to Homer in time for a couple great days of surf. I’m still unpacking gear, but wanted to post this photo from the morning surf session today. There are some other great moments still to come from the last two days as well as plenty of stories and photos to share from the last […]

Thankful for surf in Yakutat, Alaska

By |November 26th, 2010|

Iceman and Mount Saint Elias.

Many waves to be thankful for in Yakutat, Alaska on Thanksgiving Day. The crew of the M/V Milo and a couple local Yakutat surfers scored countless waves under sunny skies and the incredible scenery of the Saint Elias Mountains.

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Surfing Sealion Cove, Alaska

By |November 12th, 2010|

A little piece of paradise. Sealion Cove on the Northwest corner of Kruzof Island in Southeast Alaska brought our dreams to life one sunny November day.

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Surfing Sitka, Alaska

By |November 10th, 2010|

Sandy Beach surf break in Sitka, Alaska.

Reporting live from Southeast Alaska.

We are in the beginning chapters of an epic five week surf adventure. More details on this trip coming soon . . But to get things rolling here is a report from a couple days of surfing the local in-town break in Sitka, Alaska – Sandy Beach.

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Surfing Homer, Alaska Oct 13th

By |October 13th, 2010|

Finally the weather forecast came through and we got a decent WNW wind blowing across Cook Inlet from Homer. Tuesday brought some really nice surf that built to head high and a little better by the time it was too dark to surf. This morning we started well before sunrise and surfed on the Homer Spit until around 11am. The […]

Surfing the Turnagain Arm bore tide

By |September 17th, 2010|

Stand up paddle surfing the Turnagain Arm bore tide in Alaska.

Still trying to catch up here in the offices of Surf Alaska after a week of bore tide fever. Not trying too hard though . . We are heading to the Kenai River this weekend with inflatable stand up paddleboards for an attempt at paddling / floating the entire length of the river. Should be gorgeous with the fall colors and the turquoise waters.

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Surfing the Turnagain Arm bore tide

By |September 7th, 2010|

Just a quick iphone photo/video post here as we are getting ready for an even bigger bore tide ride today.

Yesterday five lucky stand up paddleboarders caught the Turnagain Arm bore tide. Thanks to local SUP pioneer Jeff Hoke for guiding us to an incredible one mile ride on the knee to chest high wave. Conditions were perfect with a light […]