Williams Cove & Tracy Arm Wilderness Area

Sep 12, 2019 - National Geographic Venture

Our day on board National Geographic Venture started inside of Williams Cove as guests had the chance to stretch their legs on a variety of hikes, including a bushwhacking hike that got up to a peat bog, or muskeg. After lunch, we cruised up Tracy Arm to the South Sawyer Glacier, where we deployed our Zodiacs for an up-close look at the glacier and bergs in the arm. Harbor seals, mountain goats, and glacier calving were some of the amazing things we got to witness.

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Nathan Kelley

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

He developed his love for nature as a kid at his family’s cabin in Northern Wisconsin. Family fishing trips, camping, hiking and a trip to his first National Park in the Everglades, all vigorously shaped his passion for the natural world. After graduating with a degree in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest, he moved to Southern California to work as a camera operator and photographer in a wide range of projects including work for the National Geographic Society. Now living in Juneau, Alaska he has found the place his heart always belonged. His photography has also been exhibited in galleries and in publications.

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