This Month’s Issue

Table of Contents

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


FEATURES

Photo Essay: Paddle Faster!
Scenes from the Yukon River Quest Text and photos
by Susan Sommer

Bob’s Country
A journey through one of the nation’s last wildernesses
By Michael Engelhard

Wilderness Races
Test your survival skills
By Luc Mehl

DEPARTMENTS

My View North: Without Wilderness

Feast: Juneau Tours and Tastings

Alaska Exposed

On the Edge: Testing the Waters

THE CACHE

  • 100 short and long trails
  • Remembering Jack Coghill
  • Falcons on the Yukon River
  • Hunters helping hunters
  • Backcountry bites
  • Pilot Leighan Falley
  • Hurricane Turn Train
  • Adventure pioneers
  • Inupiaq writer Laureli Ivano•

DISCOVER

Sense of Place
Excerpt of It Happened Like This: A Life in Alaska

Rambles
Humpback Harmony

Out There
The Creation of “EARTH”

Sportsman
Getting Her Mountain Goat

Gear
Best Adventure Gear

PLUS

  • Natural Alaska: The Humble Spruce
  • History: Rockwell Kent’s Wilderness
  • Community: Best Bites in Anchorage
  • Interview: Forging a Life in Resurrection Bay
  • This Alaskan Life: Alaska’s Other Wildlife

On the Cover: A backpacker surveys the North Fork of the Koyukuk River, which flows through the two mountains that Robert Marshall dubbed the “gates” of the Arctic—Frigid Crags and Boreal Mountain. ~Patrick J. Endres/alaskaphotographics.com

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