An Arctic Miracle on Hold Seth Kantner and I sat, leaning into our binoculars. The sandy knoll commanded a huge sweep of autumn-bright country—rolling tundra banded with willow…
A uniquely Alaskan footrace “I’m done with that forever!” I shouted into the sunlit yellow birch and aspen forest. After descending the fabled, steep chute section at mile…
A well-intentioned and affable guide seems to be OK with winging a trip to Alaska’s north slope for polar bear viewing. Things go wrong.
Sledge Island, a rocky outcrop in the Bering Strait 24 miles from Nome, is host to artifacts, wildlife, and survival stories.
Two longtime Alaskans share stories, advice, and a sense of wonder gained from years of travel on the Dalton Highway.
Serpentine Hot Springs are about 100 miles from Nome, Alaska, in the remote Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.
The Nome National Forest features old Christmas trees and wooden cutouts, including a mermaid, all on the sea ice off the town’s coast.
Volcanic eruptions on the Seward Peninsula formed maars that are far larger than similar volcanic features anywhere else on Earth.
History, art, fishing, birding, hiking, Alaska Native culture, or just walking a quiet Bering Sea beach. There’s lots of opportunity for adventure in Nome.