Ten tips for train travel in the Last Frontier
Never overlook the importance of an escape route.
[by Kurt Jacobson]
A woman and her dog, traveling on three wheels, moved by human decency
[by Mallory Paige]
A loon’s cry is the anthem of wild places.
[by Tom Walker]
The Boy Scouts of Aniakchak
[by Richard Emanuel]
Explore glacial lakes and towering peaks Getting to Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, a roadless wilderness of 3 million acres accessible only by boat or plane, is a camera-worthy adventure. Located in the southern portion of the Alaska Range to the west of Cook Inlet, the park features tumbling glaciers and towering peaks. It’s a short hop, flying 100 miles southwest from Anchorage over forbidding terrain before dropping into the small town of Port Alsworth within the park. From there, you can take a bush plane to get you wherever you want to go, with pick up and drop off itineraries that are easy and reliable to schedule on your own or with a reputable guide or outfitter. Along the way, you’ll have a birds-eye view of the Chigmit Mountains, a range created by centuries of geological chaos where volcanoes like Iliamna and Redoubt vent regularly, as well as…
An ankle-deep adventure
Alpine touring on an active volcano
[by Kellie Okonek]
Fat tires in Alaska’s White Mountains
[by Matt and Agnes Hage]