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Films Wild Ice – Backcountry Skating Alaska 2017 More Info The World Beyond the World 2014 More Info

Feathered Friends Down Booties
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Purchased December 2016, reviewed December 2016, updated February 2017 My first test of these booties came on winter solstice in Alaska, on the west summit of McHugh Peak. The thermometer read -10 degrees, not factoring in the wind pouring over … Read More

McHugh Peak Incident 232
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Winter camping on the west summit of McHugh Peak I’m always bummed when adventure buddies leave Alaska, but there is a silver lining. Homesickness builds up until it’s almost explosive, and as soon as wayward friends return stateside they’re often … Read More

Rainbow Peak
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I often think of Rainbow Peak as a kind of “Flattop for locals.” Both peaks are easily accessible from Anchorage, take a half day or less to climb, and are almost the same height (3,543′ for Rainbow and 3,510′ for Flattop). Both sit on the edge of Chugach State Park and punch above their weight in terms of views. But Rainbow is without a doubt a longer, more difficult (and arguably, more rewarding) venture.… Read More

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This is an example of a WordPress page, you could edit this to put information about yourself or your site so readers know where you are coming from. You can create as many pages like this one or sub-pages as … Read More

Trip Reports
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Trip Reports Adventures Assorted tales of treks, trudges, and accidental epics in the wild. Expeditions Longer, remote wilderness trips. Expedition Arguk 300 mile backpacking and packraft expedition across the Alaska arctic, from the Brooks Range Mountains to the Arctic Ocean. … Read More

Cirque de Bird
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Late fall mini-epic through Chugach State Park A few things I’m thankful for: clean running water, wool socks, and friends who don’t blink when you ask them if they can get up at 5am to go hiking. With the snow … Read More

About the Guidebook
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The Guidebook is my collection of trip intel for popular Alaska hikes, floats, and other trips. Hike Times/”My Time” A consistent problem with hiking guides is wildly inconsistent estimated trip times. On online trip reports, it’s common to see comments … Read More

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