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Alcan to Ocean: Alone on the Kaskawulsh

The 3:30am night air bit into our exposed skin as we dismantled camp and prepared for the long ascent of a 15 mile day. Lynne would be dropped off at 5,500 feet, where the snow was more stable. 831 more words

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Wrangell Mountains Reflections

Rich and I have been working hard on the fourth Jaspa’s Journey adventure, The Hermit of Kennecott, which is set in Alaska. Unsurprisingly then, I’ve been reflecting on the Last Frontier, as it’s sometimes known, a lot recently. 168 more words

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Celebrating One Hundredth Anniversary of our National Parks

August 25th was the 100th anniversary of our National Parks system, and since visiting them has been one of the best parts of our new life, we wanted to do something special to celebrate them.   1,059 more words

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Across Alaska - Council to McCarthy

Across Alaska -Council to Mccarthy -June 24th- July 1st, 2015

I pick up the story of our big summer adventure in Council, a small town (if you can call it that) on the Seward Peninsula. 535 more words

Exploring Alaska

Alcan to Ocean: The Unravelling of a Team (And Some Lessons Learned)

Ice turned to snow over the rugged glacier. Our makeshift sleds tumbled, rolled and pulled as we slowly tottered ever higher. Miles of snow and ice greeted us at the crest of each new hill. 618 more words

Bonanza Mine

On a recent long weekend a friend and I visited the old mining town of Kennicott, out in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.  What an amazing area, full of stunning mountains and glaciers.   784 more words

Hiking

Alcan to Ocean: Night on the Kaskawulsh

“Dig the side of your boot in! Dig it in!” Jon shouted, his arm extended toward me over the mound of dirt and rock separating us, the steep hill sloping sharply downward. 783 more words

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