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Time: 7 pm (Virtual)
About: All members are welcome to attend the virtual General Meeting, hosted on Zoom. Keep up on BASK plans and activities. Listen to notable speakers. Join in on fun and educational kayaking-related activities.

Location: Zoom Meeting (invitation will be posted on the BASK calendar). Note: The speaker portion of this meeting will be recorded.

Agenda Highlights:

  • Upcoming paddles and events
  • Welcome new members
  • Planning meeting highlights
  • Tales from the Skills Clinic: Tomales Bay overnight and graduation
  • Gearhead with Nathan Moody
  • Muscle of the month with Mary Ann Furda
  • Featured Presentation: "Kayak Camping in Glacier Bay National Park, Southeast Alaska–June, July 2022" presented by Rich Luibrand

Questions: Tom Colton, BASK President,

Presentation Description: Rich Luibrand will describe his recent 5-week kayaking expedition with four other BASK members in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park. With its jaw-dropping scenery, Glacier Bay has a unique allure: glaciers, snow-covered alpine peaks, whales, bears, and birds in abundance. Alaska is a wonderland where the highs are often accompanied by less-pleasant experiences such as biting insects, unforgiving weather, and tidal exchanges that can exceed 24 feet. Still, these annoyances can be minimized with insect repellant, proper clothing, and an attitude that embraces the hard work of carrying heavy kayaks and gear to high ground to keep them from being washed away by a rising tide. The good times seem so much better when you have earned them by enduring the hardships.
Rich Luibrand is a 24-year BASK veteran, former BASK president, and known for outstanding photography.

The Kayaker’s Companion to Glacier Bay by David Bahr
Glacier Bay Sea Kayaking (
Glacier Bay National Park (

Useful Apps and Website
TideGraphPro: iPhone and Android
GaiaGPS: iPhone and Android website

How to Attend:
**** ZOOM INFO WILL BE POSTED on the BASK calendar****
Zoom info will NOT be on Buzz.
Zoom info will NOT be on the BASK website except in the calendar.

Please do not share Zoom information on social media.
You must confirm that you have access to the BASK calendar prior to the meeting. Please do not wait until the last minute to do this. We may not have the resources to assist you at the last minute.

Please make your Zoom “Display Name” your real name, as it is listed in the BASK directory. Here is information on how to do that:
If your Zoom display name is, “I am a ZoomBoomber” and we can not easily verify that you are a legitimate BASK member, we may kick you out of the meeting.