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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #450 on: July 28, 2017, 03:32:07 AM »
What's the best way to book to alaska with miles

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #451 on: July 28, 2017, 09:28:51 AM »
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #452 on: July 30, 2017, 04:56:49 PM »
Trying to buy waders for my family but they're all over $40, and to rent them is $30 per day... Anyone here know of a cheap place to buy them? *must have boots

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #453 on: July 30, 2017, 06:16:46 PM »
Trying to buy waders for my family but they're all over $40, and to rent them is $30 per day... Anyone here know of a cheap place to buy them? *must have boots
Have you tried calling the Walmart in Anchorage, or wherever you're flying into?  Personally, I wouldn't go cheap on something like that if you want to stay dry.
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #454 on: July 30, 2017, 06:24:25 PM »
Have you tried calling the Walmart in Anchorage, or wherever you're flying into?  Personally, I wouldn't go cheap on something like that if you want to stay dry.
Yeah already called them. They sell them for $60 each... and were a group of 8...

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #455 on: July 30, 2017, 07:17:12 PM »
Yeah already called them. They sell them for $60 each... and were a group of 8...
Alaska's expensive...  Are you sure the whole group will want to do more than one day of fishing?  The way I see it, either you won't catch (as was the case with me) and will want to do something else, or you'll catch and have enough to eat, and want to do something else.  (Or you really love the sport, and do catch-and-release, but if that's the case, just buy good ones.) There is so much more to do in Alaska than fish.
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #456 on: October 18, 2017, 04:05:00 PM »
You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used to start a religious discussion.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #457 on: October 18, 2017, 04:51:45 PM »
Cool. Though, it's only because of islands, not the actual mainland.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #458 on: October 30, 2017, 05:23:00 PM »
I had a long talk with the owner of Alaska Grizzly Safaris at a photo show last week. I know some here are interested in something like this, so here's the relevant info:

His lodge is between the McNeil River and Brooks Falls, so the best of both worlds. He has good access to the tidal flats as well if you want to watch the bears clamming. Additionally, he claims to have 'secret spots' where you could walk right up to the feeding bears. Trips start at $5k p/p, all-in, including daily bush flights as needed.

Most importantly, he is willing and able to accommodate Shabbos schedules, and will provide or accommodate whatever you need as far as kosher.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #459 on: October 30, 2017, 05:43:40 PM »
I had a long talk with the owner of Alaska Grizzly Safaris at a photo show last week. I know some here are interested in something like this, so here's the relevant info:

His lodge is between the McNeil River and Brooks Falls, so the best of both worlds. He has good access to the tidal flats as well if you want to watch the bears clamming. Additionally, he claims to have 'secret spots' where you could walk right up to the feeding bears. Trips start at $5k p/p, all-in, including daily bush flights as needed.

Most importantly, he is willing and able to accommodate Shabbos schedules, and will provide or accommodate whatever you need as far as kosher.

Reach him through his website or at JacquesAK@aol.com.


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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #460 on: October 30, 2017, 11:09:48 PM »
I had a long talk with the owner of Alaska Grizzly Safaris at a photo show last week. I know some here are interested in something like this, so here's the relevant info:

His lodge is between the McNeil River and Brooks Falls, so the best of both worlds. He has good access to the tidal flats as well if you want to watch the bears clamming. Additionally, he claims to have 'secret spots' where you could walk right up to the feeding bears. Trips start at $5k p/p, all-in, including daily bush flights as needed.

Most importantly, he is willing and able to accommodate Shabbos schedules, and will provide or accommodate whatever you need as far as kosher.

Reach him through his website or at JacquesAK@aol.com.
Is the lodge in Katmai NP? 

For the starting price of $5k, are any nights included?

Is "walk[ing] right up" not discouraged? 
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #461 on: October 30, 2017, 11:15:54 PM »
Is the lodge in Katmai NP? 

For the starting price of $5k, are any nights included?

Is "walk[ing] right up" not discouraged?

The lodge is in Lake Clark NP.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #462 on: November 14, 2017, 09:52:58 AM »
A friend of mine has been RVing for the past 12 months with his family all over the western US, Canada, and Alaska.  He's also a professional photographer so he has some nice shots if you are interested in seeing them.  This link takes you to the day or two before they entered Alaska, but day 1 started in Monsey and there's a "Trip Map" page with an interactive google map so you can find any day from that map.

http://lookbeforeyoulive.com/?p=4770

Just an update...  My friend (Ben) has opened a business for running guided RV tours, as well as RV trip planning services.  He has tremendous RV experience and knows how to see and do a lot on a shoestring budget.  The website for the new business is http://koshersherpa.com/

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #463 on: November 14, 2017, 12:07:35 PM »
Just an update...  My friend (Ben) has opened a business for running guided RV tours, as well as RV trip planning services.  He has tremendous RV experience and knows how to see and do a lot on a shoestring budget.  The website for the new business is http://koshersherpa.com/
Checked his site, very interesting.
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