Got a week (or two) and a taste for adventure? Hig Higman and Erin McKittrick highlight hidden gems along the coast from Seattle to the Alaska Peninsula.
Guides to wilderness routes suitable for a lightweight backpacking style that include some of the author's experience and perspective, a few equipment notes, along with route and planning logistics to consider.
Erin describes the gear needed to complete a 4000 mile trek encompassing multiple climate zones, every season, and mixed modes of travel.
4000 miles. 9 months. Seattle to the Aleutian Islands.
Backpacking Light Magazine grant winners balance safety and gear weight on America’s highest peak.
Adventure OnDenaliClick to Enlarge M Click here for Part 2 Editor’s Note: Rich McDrew and Dennis Swanson were recipients of a Backpacking Light Magazine Adventure Grant. Their grant award was based on some state of the art mountaineering and snow travel gear – including Ushba Altai Titanium Ice Axes, Northern Lites Snowshoes (on Denali? You […]