Sea Wolf History and a 3 minute Tool Room Tour

  The Sea Wolf (aka USS OBSERVER) had her 97′ hull laid in 1941 as a US Navy Harbor minesweeper. In 1947 she was decommissioned after serving as protection for San Francisco Bay. In the 1950’s she was purchased by the Krieger Family and used as the family’s private yacht. Douglas Oil acquired her in […]

Experiencing the Beauty of Endicott Arm by Kayak in 6 Days

Each spring and fall the Sea Wolf explores magical wilderness areas along Alaska’s Inside Passage.  Guests of Sea Wolf Adventures’ Glacier Bay to Juneau and Juneau to Ketchikan (and their reverse itineraries) are afforded a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore one of these special areas called Endicott Arm; a 30- mile-long, narrow stretch of salt-water punctuated […]

Kayaking from Juneau to Admiralty Island’s Pack Creek in 5 days

Located southwest of Juneau, Admiralty Island falls within the Tongass National Forest.  Admiralty Island is perhaps best known as being home to the highest density of brown bears in North America numbering close to an estimated 1700 – more than all of the lower 48 combined.  The majority of the island is occupied by the […]

Biking and Photographing Perseverance Trail in Juneau, Alaska

Sea Wolf Adventures captain and photographer Keith Thompson takes us biking on Perseverance Trail in Juneau, Alaska and captures some epic images along the way with his lens.  Sea Wolf Adventures guests of our Juneau to Glacier Bay Adventure in May or the reverse itinerary Glacier Bay to Juneau in August might choose to spend […]

Nature Sketching with Sea Wolf Adventures Guest Artist Kathy Hocker

There has never been a better time to turn to the healing powers of nature.  One of the many ways you can do this is through the practice of nature sketching.  Nature sketching can provide many benefits to our lives.  Carving out time for quiet contemplation, honing sustained concentration and being mindful about our surroundings […]

Exploring Glacier Bay in May, Day 4

Join Sea Wolf Adventures naturalist Sean Neilson on Day 4 of his family exploration of the west arm in Glacier Bay National Park.  It starts off with a bang – with a special wildlife sighting at 6am as they cruise from their overnight anchorage near Russell Island to the stunning Johns Hopkins Glacier and then […]

Exploring Glacier Bay in May, Days 1-3

Glacier Bay in May is a truly magical time to explore this special wilderness.  The experience can be birding paradise as the lengthening days bring birds north from all over the world. Even if you aren’t a birder, you cannot help but to marvel at their abundance.  Brown and black bears have emerged from their […]

Nutritious and Delicious Stinging Nettles Pesto

Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) are one of the most cherished springtime wild harvest foods in Southeast Alaska.  Not only do they offer a variety of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and amino acids but they are also absolutely one of the most delicious wild edibles around. They taste something in between spinach and artichoke and are […]

Sea Wolf Spruce Tip Harvesting

When in season, Sea Wolf Adventure guests can enjoy the bright, citrus flavor of spruce tips that our expert chefs add to salts, syrups to add to drinks, and dessert creations such as sorbets and ice creams.  Join Sea Wolf Adventure’s office manager Emily as she and her kids go spruce tip picking in Gustavus, […]