Tenuousness in the Tongass Clean water and healthy forests are vital to the function of the Tongass as one of the last true wild places with essential building blocks for ecosystems intact. These blocks, are at the heart of the battle for the future of the Tongass.
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Japan: Zao Onsen and life’s finer things.
Mild, hot mineral smells steam in abundance from creeks, small lots around houses and keep the roads and sidewalks warm […]
Introduction: The Future of Wilderness, Oil & National Parks in Alaska in the Trump era
Just last year was the centennial anniversary of the creation of the US National Parks. Since their start, nearly 60 […]
Denali: The Great One
It is a humbling experience preparing for one of the “Seven Summits,” especially Denali. The Great One. A daunting, cold, […]
Free! DIY Kindle Paperwhite Case for backpacking/dirtbagging
It took me a little while to come around to the notion of bringing electronics into the backcountry. It’s almost […]
Saguaro: On Deserts, Water and the American West.
Dry, rugged mountains barely separate Southern California’s eastern Imperial County from Mexico along the Interstate 8 en route east to […]
Backcountry Recipes: Perfect Backcountry Popcorn
The smell of freshly popped popcorn wafts up from the stove after the tap-tap of kernels on metal. It’s a […]
Backcountry Recipes: Ramen Spiced up for Sea Kayking
Amidst the foodies, few dishes have exploded in popularity in recent years as much as ramen. And rightfully so. Tender […]
Gustavus: Alaska’s finest little city.
Make a fist with your right hand. Point your index finger, bring the back of your hand to eye level […]
Backcountry Recipes: Ultimate Fry-Bake Pizza
After a long day of sea kayaking, alpine climbing or even a mellow day of driving for a weekend car […]