This Month’s Issue

Table of Contents

FIND THESE GREAT ARTICLES AND MUCH MORE IN THE NEW ISSUE OF ALASKA MAGAZINE.


FEATURES

Photo Essay: The Arctic’s Sand Box
Welcome to Kobuk Valley National Park
By Patrick J. Endres

Smooth Sailing on the Ivishak
A river adventure
By Michael Engelhard

Pssst!
A bear spray story
By E. Donnall Thomas Jr.

THE CACHE

  • Ghost Forest: Unga Island’s petrified fores
  • Bucket List Reading
  • Unveiling Mysteries of the Sky
  • CELEBRATION: Southeast Native festival
  • Bumpy Ride: A cure for rutted roads?

DISCOVER

People
Oren Hudson

Rambles
Katmai’s Bears

Sense of Place
Byers Lake

Out There
Fifty Years Riding the Rails

Gear
Reel It In: Angling Gear

 

PLUS

  • My View North
  • Letters
  • Alaska Exposed
  • On the Edge
  • Natural Alaska
  • History
  • Community
  • Interview
  • This Alaskan Life

On the Cover:Lila Hobbs, aka “Leaping Lila,” is a trail runner and hiker who was born and raised in Alaska. Here, she jumps over a small glacial tarn at Portage Pass high above Whittier and Passage Canal. And no, she didn’t get her feet wet. ~Michael DeYoung/mdphoto.com


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