Weekend at Base Camp: Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge

05/18/2010

It’s not surprising that Alaska is home to the nation’s largest national park, but you might be surprised that, unlike Denali, many Alaskans have never even been there. Driving through miles of wilderness to the Copper River Valley towards Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is…

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Why I Came and Never Left

10/07/2008

I came to Alaska in 2004 to work for the Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge. I packed up my necessities and drove North to Alaska, with my Dad as my copilot we left Montana in the rear view mirror. When we reached Alaska, my Dad flew home from Anchorage and…

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The Little in the Big

08/26/2008

When you first come to Alaska, it’s easy to fall in love with the big things: mountains, rivers, 20 hours of daylight … but it takes a little longer to learn and love all those little that make Alaska so fantastic. One of those on my list has got to…

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The Firsts

08/14/2008

While I was preparing to come to Alaska for the summer to work for Princess, a friend of mine requested that I send him photos of every “first” during my journey. Of course, his ideas included first bear, first moose, first moose I teach to play soccer (still…

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