Surfing Yakutat, Alaska 2008 – part 3

By |December 16th, 2008|

Jake Beaudoin walking into a timeless surfing scene, Yakutat, Alaska.

As you probably figured out, this is the third post reporting on a 7 day surfing trip to Yakutat, Alaska. Part 2 was the story for Sept 28th. Something happened between that day and October 1st. Or, what I mean is nothing happened, with the camera that is. I know there was plenty of surfing, and along with it plenty of rain– so the photographer left his camera in the tent and caught up on some surf.  This was good, because on the first morning in October we were excited to see our first and only sunrise for the week. The six days of waiting for a glimpse of the mountains and a chance at some classic Yakutat surf photos finally paid off. No complaints though, waiting out the rain clouds is not bad when it means surfing for 6hrs a day, and when the pay off looks like this.

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Surfing with ice in Alaska

By |November 30th, 2008|

November 10th, 2008 there was nothing except wind in Kachemak Bay, Alaska. Twenty miles up the road in Anchor Point there was wind, waves, and ice! Big chunks of ice were drifting out of the Anchor River into the lineup.

Anchor point is a surf destination that never fails to surprise. Usually we find ourselves battling a 2-5mph current running down […]

Alaska surfing photos from November 2nd 2008

By |November 20th, 2008|

No surf for a few days now. One of the symptoms of no surf disease is a strong desire for waves. This can lead to the destructive habit of looking through surfing photos which ony worsens the condition.

Back to November 2nd for me. Those were the goold old days. Misery loves company, so take a look at a few more […]

Anchor River surfing

By |October 16th, 2008|

It hasn’t really been THAT long since we last had waves. Only a few days really. But yesterday afater my brain had gone to mush and any chance of productivity had left me, I left the office and went to try out an idea that had been brewing for a while – tie a line to a bridge, jump on […]