A bumblebee in the far north lives a short but fascinating life. Alaska is home to 22 different bumblebees.
Michael Engelhard goes on an Alaska yak hike with Alpine Ascents through the Talkeetna Mountains in southcentral.
In 1926, Roald Amundsen and the airship Norge were the first to reach the North Pole before they continued on to land in Alaska.
Black Army soldiers of Company L served in early Skagway. They went on fire patrols, helped provide order, and rescued people in emergencies.
Spend the night in a public use cabin in Alaska’s beautiful backcountry for an experience that can be cozier than tent camping.
Michael Engelhard writes about what it’s like to hike up Skookum, an Alaskan volcano in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.
Living and working in an Alaska lighthouse was a harrowing experience. The weather and loneliness drove some men mad.
People have swam, walked, and sailed across the Bering Strait, which separates Alaska and Russia with 56 miles of ocean.
Jellyfish are becoming more abundant in Alaska waters. They are a detriment to some. The owners of Ravencroft Lodge offer jelly dive tours.
Chugach Chocolates incorporate specialties rarely sold elsewhere: kelp, sourdough, birch-syrup toffee, and Prince William Sound sea salt.