Portage Pass Trail, Whittier
Views from the Portage Pass Trail less than an hour on foot from the heart of Whittier.
Beautiful blue-white Portage Glacier from the Portage Pass Trail out of Whittier.
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Snow on the Portage Pass Trail mid July. We don’t even see this much snow in winter where I grew up.
The mist and chilly weather didn’t seem to bother these guys–nor did it bother me.
These things are huge! (My size-eleven foot included to show scale). This was on a beach in Homer, but you’ll see them elsewhere in Alaska. Monterrey Bay Aquarium claims that some bull kelp can grow up to 10 inches every day. Every day!
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A humpback whale on a whale-watching tour out of Juneau.