Denis Douglas made it to the Yukon River (Ruby) two days before Iditarod front runners, Joe Runyan and Doug Swingley. Booty Road – The First to Walk the Iditarod Trail by Denis Douglas The sun got hotter as I walked, and sweat rolled down my back […]
“Careful at the bottom of the hill not to fall down the 8-foot hole into the creek,”
Stranded in remote Alaska and attacked by wolves.
Stranded, alone, fighting to survive in remote Alaska.
Where can you learn how to ice fish, cast a fly, shoot clay pigeons, target shoot with a bow, ski down a hill, skin a black bear, or drive a dogsled all in one weekend? The annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, of course. This year’s winter […]
Our main objective on our way to Seward last summer was to climb Mount Marathon. After numerous trips to Seward throughout the years, we decided it was time to tackle the famous route of the annual 4th of July, Mount Marathon Race. The mountain has some horror stories […]
Last Frontier Magazine’s top 3 stories of 2016: (Click on link to visit story) 1. My Life As An Alaskan Trucker by Maraley McMichael A day later, in Athabaska, it was minus 45°F and it took me two hours to warm up the truck… 2. Whiteout by Gil Hjellen Another massive […]
“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not the fish they are after.” -Henry David Thoreau If you’ve never experienced late season fishing and touring in Alaska you are missing out on something really special. Last July I received a call from […]
Thinking about visiting Juneau, Alaska? Almost everyone visits the Mendenhall Glacier just 12 miles from Downtown Juneau. Over the last few years pictures have circulated on all types of media showing the Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves. While beautiful they are also very dangerous. Often when I am at the […]
Another massive wave of cold dark water caused our small seine boat to rise up at a precarious angle, only to drop into a deep trough as another wave engulfed us. Ice was forming on the bow, causing even more cold sea water to wash over the […]