Inside Passage: Hike to Baird Glacier

The day after seeing humpbacks and orcas on our Inside Passage cruise, we saw fjords and ferns and hiked to Baird Glacier. Above, the Wilderness Explorer is anchored in a misty fjord in Thomas Bay.

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Tracy Arm Fjord and Sawyer Glacier

I woke up early the first night of our Alaska cruise. It was light outside; I went up on deck to enjoy the wilderness and the quiet. From the photo capture time, at 4:32 am in July, Alaska has enough sunlight to see these mountains and a glacier.

At breakfast we got underway. By 8:00 we had crossed the inlet and were sailing up a fjord with steep sides.

Tracy Arm Fjord
Tracy Arm Fjord

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