Film Debut: Tatshenshini

Showcasing three friends' self-support journey down the northern classic

Three college paddling buddies mount the fastest and cheapest trip possible to see the Tatshenshini-Alsek's elusive beauty. Starting from Dalton Post, Yukon, through the confluence with the Alsek, where glaciated mountains encompass a mile-wide expanse of braided river channels, the trip follows the crew to an airstrip rendezvous with a pilot in Dry Bay, Alaska, where, for Nestler, the plane ride out provides a unique perspective one the “most spectacular river I’d ever experienced.”

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— Read the full story ‘Light and Cheap on the Tat-Alsek‘ from our June 2015 issue, and see more photos and advice for mounting your own self-support kayak trip of a lifetime on the Tatshenshini and Alsek rivers.

— Watch Nestler’s previous C&K film debut from his 27-day solo self-support down the Grand Canyon.

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