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Frazer Bay Hill – View From The Top

Frazer Bay Hill – View From the Top

Frazer Bay Hill – You Can See Forever! Our second day, back at anchor in Marianne Cove, Jim talked me into hiking up Frazer Bay Hill. He'd heard the view, overlooking the Bay, was spectacular and well worth the "climb" up. Well, it certainly was steep and very rocky, but we were rewarded with a view of Frazer Bay that was just plain stunning. We dinghied a short distance from the anchorage (you can see the sailboat masts peeking out of the cove - top-left) to start our hike up the hill.     We followed these faded red ribbons up the hill, if it were not for them, we would have certainly gotten lost. Not sure what Jim is doing (above-right) but I think he is re-tying the ribbon on that tree. Signs of hikers before us.     Jim is at the top here with a view far and wide.

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Just The Two Of Us In Cottonwood Canyon

Just the Two of Us in Cottonwood Canyon

Our anchorage in Cottonwood Canyon was my personal favorite. It was such a beautiful spot, we spent two nights there; I could have spent more. With so much to see, and not knowing what surprises lay ahead of us, we did eventually, but reluctantly, move on, but what a wonderful two days of solitude and peace we had in this spectacular canyon. I don't know exactly what grabbed at my heartstrings while tucked into this isolated, natural harbor, but I felt like we had been transported to another world. To climb high up the rocky shore and look down at the tiny spec our Ranger Tug, Kismet, had become, anchored neatly below was breathtaking to say the least. We couldn't have had better windless days, or more ideal temperatures, during our two-day stay in Cottonwood Canyon. By this time we've really got the beach anchoring procedure down pat. With the anchor dragged up on shore and two lines out, one…

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