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Part II: Kayaking the west side of Lynn Canal from Haines to Juneau

...Mountains. Thousands of sea urchins clung to cliffs along the waterline as I rounded the peninsula and headed toward Davidson Glacier. Exhausted after more than 12 hours of paddling, I was mesmerized by the play of light on the rippling ocean...
In a world of change

...bear viewing stations throughout Southeast Alaska are booked solid. Overcrowding seems to be a problem from the Davidson Glacier in Haines to Misty Fjords in Ketchikan. Wildlife and wilderness attractions are a big business in the Tongass involving...
NTSB: '01 crash pilot was using restricted drug

...slammed into a rock wall in the Davidson Glacier pass near Haines last year...near the 5,000-feet mark of Davidson Glacier. According to the report...National Park by way of the Davidson Glacier pass. Beer and the second plane's...
Plane crash kills 6 near Haines

...emergency locator beacon at the 5,000-foot level of Davidson Glacier near the peak. The Coast Guard dispatched two October 1997. A LAB Piper PA-32 crashed into Davidson Glacier in September 1996, injuring two people seriously...
Opportunistic exploitation

...from interested parties for a commercial realization. The quote from the searcher, "A chunk of rock jutting from Davidson Glacier may have made the difference between life and death for six people," while not only unsubstantiated is extremely...
Pilot in air crash loved flying

...the pilot who died in Monday afternoon's crash on Davidson Glacier south of Haines, dreamed of flying from age 3...Bay National Park and Preserve when it crashed on Davidson Glacier. Four German nationals and their Canadian tour guide...
Alaska's toads and frogs ailing

...populations in northern Southeast Alaska since 2002. He has found toad tadpoles in the frigid waters of the lake below the Davidson Glacier, in trash-filled puddles near industrial areas, in gravel pits and in pristine marshes. Amphibian populations...
Students in grades 10-12 offered summer fun at UAS

...aspects of Glacier Bay, gathering real-world climate change data from a variety of locations near the terminus of Davidson Glacier south of Haines, accompanying renowned Southeast author, artist and GIS expert Richard Carstensen and NOAA's...
Regional News
Cruise rep warns of Haines boycott

...leaflet cruise ship passengers this summer if there is no progress toward easing congestion at Glacier Point, near Davidson Glacier across the Chilkat Inlet from Haines. About 8,000 people, most of them from cruise ships docking in Skagway...
Around the clock

...large-scale tourism has on remote state lands near Glacier Point, about 10 miles south of Haines, and nearby Davidson Glacier. The group considers commercial operator Chilkat Guides to be the key offender. "As local residents, we just...


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