Bug season in Alaska?
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We'll be doing a HAL cruise tour in August 2008.
What was the weather like? Everyone says to dress in layers .. I have bought so much gear for this trip it's getting ridiculous.
What type of layers is just right for August?
What kind of rain gear? Should I bring a very warm jacket?
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They weren't super bad, but we all had bites after an evening walk even though we all applied bug spray liberally. I even waited until I got to AK to buy the bug spray since they supposedly have a higher DEET concentration, but it still seemed to have no affect on them.
The bugs in Anchorage and the Kenai Penninsula were there (like anywhere) but not enough to be noticable.
We really didn't see anything in the way of bugs on the cruise portion of our vacation.
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