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August 2, 2012 In the mid 80’s, a geologist flying over the north part of Prince of Wales island and noticed that the island was pock-marked with sink holes. Upon further examination they discovered that there are hundreds of caves on the island. El Capitan cave is one of the largest of said caves that […]

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Pictures don’t really do this ‘hike’ justice. Precipice is a non-technical climb (meaning you don’t need climbing gear). The park service has made provision for getting up the cliff by putting in iron rungs that you climb like a ladder. It rained the day and night before so there was water running down most of […]

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Here’s the ‘Dune Climb’ area of Sleeping Bear Dunes. It’s a several mile round trip hike out to the lake. We didn’t make it – broken toe was doing strange things on the sand. This is from the top of the first dune. Can you see the little house? (right above ‘horizon’ of the dune […]

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