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by jonfriedman
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: Southwest
Topic: Milk Creek - Chikuminuk Lake - Tikchik River
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Milk Creek - Chikuminuk Lake - Tikchik River

Morry Steinbach, Vince Jajuga and I packrafted from Heart Lake in Togiak National Wildlife Refuge to Tikchik Lake in Wood-Tikchik State Park. We ran Milk Creek, paddled Chikuminuk Lake, backpacked into the Tikchik River and floated it to Tikchik Lake. We covered approximately 82 miles total over 7 d...
by jonfriedman
Sun Aug 02, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Sanctuary River and Alpacka Gnu
Replies: 2
Views: 2971

Sanctuary River and Alpacka Gnu

My daughter and I packrafted the Sanctuary River in Denali N.P., Alaska on July 29 in an Alpacka Gnu. We got off the park road just east of the Sable Pass wildlife closure. There is a distinct use trail leading down to and across Igloo Creek, then east for two miles up a tundra bench with easy walki...
by jonfriedman
Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Utah & Nevada
Topic: Escalante TR
Replies: 3
Views: 3393

Escalante TR

Two of us floated the Escalante river in Utah April 5-9. We used a Yukon Yak and an Alpacka. It was a great trip and well worth it at flows just over 2 CFS that we encountered. This was our third year trying to float the Escalante, having diverted to other rivers due to low water the two prior attem...
by jonfriedman
Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:59 am
Forum: Southwest
Topic: Upper Wood River system TR
Replies: 0
Views: 831

Upper Wood River system TR

Trip Report Wood River Lakes – Lake Kulik to Lake Beverley Wood-Tikchik SP, Alaska 6/26 – 7/4, 2013 A group of ten of us – four adults, six children - took two packrafts (an Alpacka and a Yukon Yak) and three inflatable kayaks on a float trip in Wood-Tikchik State Park, AK. Our plan was to fly in to...
by jonfriedman
Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Redwood NP
Replies: 2
Views: 2747

Redwood NP

On December 7, 2012, my 16 year old daughter and I hiked down Dolason Prairie trail to Redwood Creek and packrafted Redwood Creek to a take out near Orick. The creek is Class I, very scenic, with easy gravel bar camping, and by going in December we didn’t see a soul. We arranged a shuttle with Kathy...
by jonfriedman
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Northern
Topic: Upper Alatna TR
Replies: 0
Views: 1507

Upper Alatna TR

Trip Report Upper Alatna River – Headwaters to Circle Lake Gates of The Arctic N.P., Alaska 8/19-8/25 On August 19, 2011, four of us flew in from Bettles to Gaedeke Lake to packraft the upper Alatna river in the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic N.P., Alaska. Two of us had previous packrafting exper...