Haines
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 03 Sep 2022

Haines, 9/3/2022, National Geographic Sea Bird

  • Aboard the National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Alaska

A breezy, misty morning greeted us as we anchored in Portage Bay in front of the small, coastal Alaskan town of Haines. Quintessential Southeast Alaskan weather brought wind-whipped low clouds, swirling and broken mid-level clouds, and small little pockets of blue with glimpses of the high mountain peaks surrounding the valley. Located on a long peninsula between Lynn Canal and the Chilkat River, Haines is the self-billed “Adventure Capital of Alaska.” Haines is also the historic marine terminus of trading trails into the interior of the continent. We disembarked National Geographic Sea Bird, riding the wind and waves to the town pier as we prepared for the variety of adventures the day would bring.

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