Cascade Creek & Baird Glacier

  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 12 Jul 2021

Cascade Creek & Baird Glacier, 7/12/2021, National Geographic Sea Lion

  • Aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion
  • Alaska

Today we made our first expedition landing and visited Cascade Creek. The creek was flowing prodigiously, roaring loudly, and producing a lot of mist. Hikes differed in strenuousness and length, and a couple of groups even did some bushwhacking in the rainforest. The National Geographic Sea Lion then sailed down toward Baird Glacier and Scenic Cove where some of us hiked on the outwash plain in a field of blooming Nookta lupine while others took advantage of the opportunity to kayak and paddleboard.

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