Bjorn Olson is a Homer-based filmmaker, photographer, freelance writer, environmental activist, and wilderness adventurer.
Many Alaskans, including our gear editor, consider fleece essential. Here are the best and most affordable pants and pullover he’s found.
Gear Editor Bjorn Dihle used to go through multiple dry bags each year, but this is his new go-to dry duffle.
Drew Hamilton, a guide who’s led bear viewing trips for more than 20 years, shares the gear he carriers.
Alexander Deedy, the assistant editor for Alaska magazine, shares what he packs for our What I Pack gear column.
Gear editor Bjorn Dihle says he used this tent in some of the wettest and coldest conditions in southeast Alaska and it held up.
Gear editor Bjorn Dihle recommends a dry daypack for daily use that is made in Alaska and withstands the test of harsh southeast conditions.
Elsa Sebastian is a conservationist and commercial fisherman who grew up on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska.
Whether its hunting, fishing, or bear viewing, Stacey Simmons is packed and ready for any Kodiak adventure.