Alaska Guide

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I’m currently writing and mapping guides to hiking and general travel/tourism to destinations all over Alaska. My focus is on sharing beautiful, photogenic locations that would mostly interest hikers interested in photography, but the guide is open to anyone! I’m including things to do in town as well, so it might just turn out to be a general travel guide. This project is in its infancy, but I currently have 25 more guides on the drafting board and have a goal of over 60 by the end of 2020. I’m still working out some mapping kinks, but I expect to have at least a couple new posts per week. I plan for a formal roll-out of this project as well as organization by type and region once there is enough content. Please hit subscribe below for updates!

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Hikers overlooking the Harding Icefield at the end of the Harding Icefield Trail
2020 02 23
Harding Icefield Trail

Stub Guide - Hiking guide with photos to the Harding Icefield Trail in the Kenai Fjords National Park near Seward, Alaska. Easily one of the...

The terminus of the Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park
2020 02 23
Exit Glacier Trails

Fed by the 700 square miles (1813 square km) Harding Icefield in the Kenai Mountains, Exit Glacier is one of the most accessible glaciers in...

Supraglacial stream in the Alaska Range
2020 02 20
Canwell Glacier and Rainbow Basin – Hiking Guide

The Canwell Glacier is an approximately 10-mile long valley glacier on the south side of the Delta Mountains in the Eastern Alaska Range. It is...

The landscape at Angel Rocks
2020 02 13
Angel Rocks – Trail Guide

The hike is steep, but not for long. It’s just less than 1-mile of climbing, and the steepest section is very short-lived at about 0.4-miles....

Boardwalk at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks, Alaska
2020 02 09
Creamer’s Field

Creamer's Field - Migratory Waterfowl Refuge is a 2,200-acre wildlife refuge on a historic (non-operating) dairy farm. It is open to the public for walking...

Rocky landscape over the Savage River in Denali National Park
2020 02 04
Savage River Day-hike

The Savage River Loop is a 1.7 mile long well-maintained trail in Denali National Park that begins at the Savage River parking lot. It's a...

The entrance of the Museum of the North at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
2020 01 30
Museum of the North

If it's your first time in Fairbanks, one stop you should make is the University of Alaska Museum of the North. If you live here, swing...