Wild ice
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Wild ice Wild ice Text Last updated February 2021

Anchorage skating destinations
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Alaska Anchorage skating destinations The Anchorage area has an active backcountry ice skating community and a hugely diverse range of skating destinations, from quiet alpine tarns to marshes to glacial lakes studded with icebergs. Below is a list of some … Read More

Wild ice grading system
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Wild Ice Wild ice grading system The skating surface of wild ice is graded from A to F. This grade refers only to the surface quality of the ice–not thickness, safety, aesthetics, or other factors. Wild Ice Grades A Clear, … Read More

Backpacking Denali National Park Unit 10
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« Trip Reports on Winterbear.com Backpacking Denali National Park Unit 10 30-mile adventure in Denali National Park Backcountry Unit 10, West Branch Upper Toklat River August 21-23, 2020 In my experience, many outdoorsy Alaskans have spent more time in Yosemite … Read More

Rainy Day Chugach Traverse
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« Trip Reports on Winterbear.com Rainy Day Chugach Traverse 27.5-mile traverse through the heart of central Chugach State Park July 25-26, 2020 I looked at the forecast again. “I don’t really feel like going,” I told my girlfriend. “You need … Read More

Packrafting the Escalante River
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Trip Reports on Winterbear.com Packrafting the Escalante River A 69.9-mile low-flow packrafting adventure down southern Utah’s Escalante River May 26-29, 2020 “You’re a little late,” the woman at the Escalante Visitor Center told me over the phone. The Escalante River, … Read More

The Bomber Traverse Map [wholesale]
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Current edition of the Bomber Traverse Map in wholesale quantities. Wholesale orders are delivered by hand.

Please do not place a wholesale order unless you are an approved wholesaler.

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Castner Glacier ice caves
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« Trip Reports on Winterbear.com Castner Glacier Ice Caves Three Jan-Feb 2020 trips to the Castner Glacier ice caves January 25, January 30, and February 4, 2020 The word “otherworldly” gets used a lot when describing outdoor places, and it’s … Read More

The Bomber Traverse Map [18×24″ wall display map]
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18×24″ Bomber Traverse wall display map in the current edition (2.2), printed by one of the West Coast’s best print shops on Mitsubishi Diamondjet Satin paper. If you’d like a copy of the Bomber Traverse Map to frame or display on your walls, this is the version to get.

A portion of every sale is donated to the Mountaineering Club of Alaska or to the maintenance crew for the Snowbird Glacier Hut.

Metal and acrylic prints or prints in other sizes are available by request.

Looking for a weatherproof trail map instead? Check out the 13×19″ trail map. For more information about the Bomber Traverse Map, click here.

Free shipping.

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