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Why St. Elias Alpine Guides?

St. Elias Alpine Guides was founded in 1978, the same year that Garfield the comic strip, Simon Says the electronic game, and Hungry Hungry Hippos were created. 209 more words

Alaska Guide Service

Sam's Ses Challenge #5: Mountain

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge.

Every weekend, Sam and I will pick a word or phrase as the theme for that week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something… 152 more words


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


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


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


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