JF and I led a group of grade 11 students on a kayak trip around Vargas Island. Day 1 was too windy and wet to launch, so we spent our first night at Surf Junction camp, where we did a shoret trip to watch surf at Amphitrite Point and also to watch bears at a fish hatchery. After the night’s weather blew though we had decent, though not dry weather throughout the rtest of the trip. We had a great group of students with us and we covered a good distance. We saw whales twice and one sea otter. Lots of sea birds – loons catching fish, groups of surf scoters and black turnstones and many others. We had great camping at South Ahous, Dick andf Jane’s and Rassier point.
41 km total trip, YTD: 872 km