Trip Planning

Transportation

Water taxi service out of Whittier:

Lazy Otter Charters

Tidewater Charters

Getting to Whittier:

The Magic Bus

Go Purple Shuttle   (907) 644-8098

Bear Valley Road Runner

Alaska Railroad

Alaska State Ferry

Whittier Tunnel Schedule

Weather, Tides & other resources

Whittier Weather

National Weather Service -Ak

Prince William Sound Marine Forecast

Passage Canal Tides

Alaska Tides by area

Moon Phases

Other Resources

National Snow and Ice Data Center

Whittier Harbor and Resources

Seward Harbor and Resources

Homer Harbor and Resources

Alaska Office of Boat Safety
http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/boating/tides.htm

Wilderness Medicine
www.wildmed.com

National Geographic Topo
www.nationalgeographic.com/topo

Books

U.S. Coastal Pilot #9: Cape Spencer to Beaufort Sea. 15th edition, NOAA, U.S. Department of Congress, 1992
Lethcoe, Jim and Nancy. (1994/2001).  A History of Prince William Sound.  Prince William Sound Books.
Lethcoe, Jim and Nancy. (1998).  A Cruising guide to Prince William Sound.  Prince William Sound Books.
Taylor, Alan.  (2000).  The Strangest Town in Alaska.  Kokogiak Media.
Twardock, Paul. (2004).  Kayaking and Camping in Prince William Sound.  Prince William Sound Books.
Curtis Ebbesmeyer and Eric Scigliano.  Floatsametrics and the Floating World
Franco Ferrero 1999/2007.  Sea Kayak Navigation.  Pesda Press
Gordon Brown 2006.  Sea Kayak. Pesda Press
Corey Ford 2003.  Where the Sea Breaks Its Back.  Alaska Northwest Books

 

Organizations

International Sea Kayak Guide Association

Paddlesport North America

British Canoe Union

American Canoe Association

River and Ocean

Where to stay in Whittier and Portage

Glacier View Suites

Junes B&B

The Inn at Whittier

Williwa and Black Bear -Chugach National Forest Campgrounds

Where to Stay in Girdwood

Alyeska Hideaway Log Cabins