Walk to Fire Island
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I’m not encouraging you to do this trip. It’s probably not entirely safe under any conditions, and if the idea that this trip is “no big deal” gets around, it could have potentially fatal consequences for unprepared hikers. With all … Read More

Guidebook
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Guidebook Intel on Alaska hikes, climbs, and float trips. For more information about the Guidebook and how to use the information on these pages, click here. Chugach State Park Anchorage Talkeetna Mountains

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Salomon Quest 4D
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Purchased summer 2013, reviewed March 2016 Out of the box If you could breed a hundred generations of trail running shoes for burliness and grit, the Salomon Quest 4D GTX would be the result. Its lineage reaches back into Salomon’s … Read More

Welcome
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Recent News: I’ve overhauled the guidebook entry for McHugh Peak. Check out the new entry here. Welcome to Winterbear Winterbear is my personal website for sharing trip reports, writing, photography, videos, gear reviews, outdoor advice, and other info related to … Read More

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I’ve been fortunate to partner with some awesome companies over the years, which have provided food, equipment, financial assistance, expertise, and more. Sponsors for Cinders to Sea Sponsors for Expedition Arguk

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