Arctic explorer Dupre makes history with his solo summit. Lonnie Dupre, at 53 years of age, made mountaineering history earlier this year when he summited Mt. McKinley—known by Alaskans as Denali—by himself in January. It was an extraordinary feat to summit and successfully descend the mountain in the […]
Kevin Briggs is a professional landscape photographer based in Soldotna, Alaska. He’s been shooting landscapes ever since he was eight years of age. “From the very first time I held my first SLR in my early youth, I knew I had found my artistic love and that this […]
There is no such thing as a quick run to the grocery store here. If you forget the milk, your choice is to go without or take the 40-mile plane ride back to Anchorage. In a world consumed by traffic, errands, and commitments, the communities of Tyonek and […]
I was convinced it wasn’t real. I’d been warned against the powerful effects of mirage that can overtake the senses on the open waters and recalled those warnings as I watched the shape emerge from the meringue-like fog. The retreating tide at my feet revealed treasures of glass […]
A few days before the Mt. Marathon Race, Anne and I decided to hike up to the top where the racers turn around at. The following collection of photos are from the hike.
Click on any photo to jump inside of this gallery of amazing June images from the Last Frontier Magazine Facebook page. These photos received the most ‘likes’ for all submitted images in June of 2015. Enjoy!
Generally, I try not to get caught up in the latest fad, but … emerging in the gardening world is a popular activity worth getting excited about—edible landscaping and parks. More and more I’m hearing about churches, schools and businesses growing edible plants on their premises and homeowners […]
Over the past 23 years, when I would tell people I grew up in Tok, Alaska, they were always, and still are, extremely fascinated. What was it like living way up north? Is it always light up there in the summer? How did you sleep when it was […]
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By the time we reached Galbraith Lake, North Slope, Alaska, the low light of the solstice sun to the north was casting shadows on the peaks of the Brooks Range, which finally lay to the south of us after hours of driving.…
Flying thousands of feet over remote western Alaska, I peered through the window of a chartered float plane on approach to the wild Nushagak River. While the sky was overcast and gray, the marshy tundra below displayed remarkably vibrant shades of yellow, green, and brown. A seemingly endless […]