Spring break 2016 was not the typical partying for a group of Alaska Pacific University students. A storm raged over the northern Chugach during their attempt to summit the 12,251 ft Mt. Thor via the North Ridge Route. Post-trip insights brings perspective to the human-factor in decision making.
The summer of 2015 was beginning and was ripe with opportunity. For kayaking partners Colin Hewitt and Libby Phillips the plan ahead seemed obvious. Utilize their skills and time off to embark on the kayaking expedition of a lifetime.
Luke McKinney takes us on his first time adventure to Eerie Lake in the Wrangell St. Elias NP. The desire to experience the wilderness and get the perfect shot leads to an adventure all on its own.
Simon Frez-Albrecht takes us on a ride and gives us a look into the mind of a first-time soloist while he climbs Ski Tracks.
Writings being shared from the late Dasan Marshall. Personal insights from his Eklutna Traverse trip.
A simple 5-day traverse proved to be more of an effort than two friends had anticipated. Zak Hammill gives perspective to his spring break trip.
Kelli Spencer and friends paddle to a place unknown for an experience they never saw coming.
The beginning of a bleak snow year left Conor Roland-Chicvara and crew wanting more powder. Their wishes were finally granted.
Emma Walker reminisces on the trying-first year of her Alaskan wilderness experience.
Lang Van Dommelen takes a stand for one of Southcentral's most visited and underrated rock crags.