Cruising Southeast Alaska: Kimshan Bay & Porcupine Cove

From Klag Bay, we toured north along the west shore of Chichagof Island, overnighting at Kimshan Bay and Porcupine Cove. We could easily have spent days in the area–the charts show a complex shoreline ideal for exploration by dinghy or kayak, along with several sheltered anchorages (map of area).

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2 comments on “Cruising Southeast Alaska: Kimshan Bay & Porcupine Cove
  1. The entrance to Mirror Cove does look exciting. You obviously have the same taste in anchorage we do :-).

    James Hamilton
    jrh@mvdirona.com

  2. Alex Benson says:

    Enjoyed reading your blog. Wonderful photos. We visited the NW coast of Chichagof in July 2009. Really spectacular. We too were surprised by "the gate" current but managed. Visited White Sulphur Springs but wished we had anchored at Porcupine. Instead we chose Mirror Cove whose entrance was a bit unnerving. (see http://mvwildblue.blogspot.com/2009/07/2009-alaska-cruise-33-double-cove.html). Looking forward to your next Alaska installment. Alex Benson

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