Activity of the Week: Cast a line with plenty of elbow room


Com-bat fish-ing ˈkäm-bat ˈfi-shiŋ : Alaskan phrase: to stand elbow to-elbow with fellow anglers in the hunt for the state’s most sought-after fish. While this kind of heart-pumping adrenaline rush is one way to fill the freezer — and have a blast in the process — combat fishing isn’t the…

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Climbers on The Great One


Today's white board update at the Ranger Desk at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge You can’t quite see the mountain climbers from the great room at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, but the view of the mountain is pretty spectacular.

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Activity of the Week: A covered wagon ride north of the border


The Oregon Trail may be the quintessential covered wagon experience, but you don’t have to travel to the Pacific Northwest — or buy a computer game — to take a ride back to pioneer days. Alaska has a rich history in breaking new ground, and with about 365-million acres of…

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