Nick Jans writes that The Darkness, capitalized, is what defines winter in the far north. Combined with extreme cold, it can be soul-crushing.
Nick Jans remembers taking photos of caribou bulls in the Kobuk River 23 years ago, before digital photography. Did he get the shot?
Nick Jans shares what it was like being on a cruise ship during the 2021 cruising season in Alaska, after COVID shut down the previous year.
Nick Jans has a pile of tent stories, and he shares a few from times his tents were tested by the harsh Alaskan elements.
Nick Jans recalls the truly memorable wildlife encounters in which two species recognized and acknowledged one another.
Nick Jans writes that the real work of hunting begins after the animal is down, in the diligence needed to properly take care of the meat.
Nick Jans shares moments of ESP in bear country, when his grizzly radar alerted him that a bear encounter was pending.
Nick Jans would often push his adventures to the limits when exploring Alaska, though he’s slowed down, he’s still driven by journeying beyond the horizon.
Nick Jans writes about the air service that connects Ambler, and other Bush communities, to the outside world.
Nick Jans writes that Alaskans have Alaska to ourselves during the pandemic, but it comes at the cost of losing the tourism economy.