If surfing in a pristine wilderness is your dream, and you don’t mind suiting up, Alaska is where you need to be heading.
Many travelers are hesitant to embark on an Alaska tour for fear of the bitter cold that they've heard so much about. What many don’t realise, however, is that for much of the year, Alaska’s climate is quite comfortable and not at all the freezing blizzards that so many imagine.
Russian whalers and fur traders established the first white settlement in Alaska in 1784.
In 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward offered Russia $7,200,000, or two cents per acre, for Alaska.
Gnarly waves, reefs and black sand beaches. Hawaii, right? Actually, Alaska, which has 47,000 miles of ocean shoreline with loads of surfing potential, as the locals know.
Surfing in Alaska requires some serious rubber. The guys at Ocean Swell Adventures have everything you need to make your surf trip comfortable.