patreon-sidebar-outrigRACE TO ALASKA START

Explains some of the challenges faced by competitors in this endurance test from Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan, Alaska in which my son Russell is currently competing.

Using his participation as a legitimate excuse, I tempt several of my seasoned traveler friends to join me at Victoria, BC to form a cheering section for Russell’s send-off. At this writing he is still under way, but details of the race including videos can be found at

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