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How to Clean Spot Prawns (or other shrimp)

How to Clean Spot Prawns (or other shrimp)

Diana B May 2, 2012 3

If you live on the west coast, you are familiar with the exquisitely sweet, firm fleshed, lobster-like morsel that is the spot prawn.  We are extremely fortunate in Prince William Sound to be able

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Bird Photography – Black Oystercatchers

Bird Photography – Black Oystercatchers

Tim B May 2, 2012 Comments Off

When we went out to pull shrimp pots yesterday it was so sunny and beautiful we decided to take some pictures and do a little beachcombing.  I focused my photography on the Black Oystercatchers

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How to Clean a Sea Urchin

How to Clean a Sea Urchin

Diana B April 29, 2012 Comments Off

Learn how to clean a sea urchin

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Beach BBQ with our new Russian friends

Beach BBQ with our new Russian friends

Tim B April 29, 2012 Comments Off

Today we took a few fun Russian skiers out for a beach BBQ. It was one of their birthdays and they wanted a cool way to celebrate. We grilled up some ribeyes and spot

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Aurora Borealis Over Valdez

Aurora Borealis Over Valdez

Tim B April 27, 2012 Comments Off

The timelapse from Monday night's aurora is complete! The streaming clouds and stars are almost as cool as the aurora

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Spring Thaw

Spring Thaw

Tim B April 25, 2012 Comments Off

These timelapses were taken Sunday morning at Mineral Creek near our house

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Whale of a Good Time

Whale of a Good Time

Tim B April 24, 2012 Comments Off

Whales! We headed out on a sightseeing tour a couple days ago and we had a great day!

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Mountain Thunder

Mountain Thunder

Tim B April 12, 2012 1

The hillsides are sliding. Our temperatures in town are warming up to above freezing during the days, and that means the spring avalanches are starting to come thundering down

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Beacons and Eggs

Beacons and Eggs

Diana B April 8, 2012 Comments Off

Easter Egg Hunt, Valdez Style: Using avalanche beacons, shovels and probes to locate the Easter Bunny's stash

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Sightseeing Trip

Sightseeing Trip

Tim B April 6, 2012 Comments Off

Diana and I run a fun little guide business, Valdez Outfitters, and during the spring months we offer sightseeing trips for the skiers that are in from around the world to heli-ski the Chugach

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