First Ascent of Mt. Muir from Harriman Fjord
From the Article in the June 2014 Journal of the Alaskan Mountaineering Club
After a busy winter working with a movie project in Seward, and before an even busier guiding season coming up, Nathan Lane and I decided to try and get a little lost in Prince William Sound and enjoy the calm eye of the storm. We launched my 16 foot inflatable Achilles boat (the HMS Marmot) in Whittier on April 28th while the last rain clouds were working their way West out of the Sound, leaving five blue bird days and ridiculously calm seas.
I had been looking at topo maps and Google Earth of Mt. Muir for a year and daydreaming what Harriman Fjord looked like. We tried to get back into the fjord during our end of the season guide trip for Exit... Read more