The Sheet’s roving reporter team reporting from Alaska’s Little Switzerland.
The weather on the drive over was wet and rainy on Thursday, but gradually improved as we neared Valdez. And it’s been a little better each day, providing spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.
Small boat harbor
We walked around the little town of 4,100, explored the local scene and checked out the Last Frontier Theatre Conference.
The small boat harbor is filled mostly with fishing boats and power pleasure craft, but there are at least a dozen very nice sailboats, even a 50 ft luxury catamaran. Kayaking or sailing Prince William Sound from here would a great adventure.
New ASC rescue boat
Today it’s back to Anchorage and on to Big Lake!