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Katmai Bears 2010

Daisy and cubs

Day 2

I checked for the light at 5am, too cloudy – back to bed.  Later a leisurely breakfast took us to mid-morning and the group wanted to head out even though the light was poor.  Kent sent me out again as he had more camp duties to finish up including the electric perimeter fence.  I sensed…

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Katmai Coast

Day 1

I had assembled 5 people to take the trip including friend and mentor Daisy Gilardini and her husband, artist David McEown .  We all met in Anchorage, took the ERA flight to Homer that evening and got acquainted and briefed at dinner that night.  The weather looked promising but the next morning was pouring rain…

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Hallo Bay Sunrise

Katmai 2010: Of Wolves & Bears

Camping in the Alaskan wilderness is always a challenge, both mentally and physically. Last year (2009) in Katmai I was blessed with great light almost daily.  This time I experienced the opposite, as it turned out to be the wettest, coldest summer on record in Katmai National Park. This time I would really learn something,…

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