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Alaska Odyssey of Andrew Skurka Featured in National Geographic

Andrew Skurka trekking across Alaska

Skurka completed a 4,679-mile circumnavigation of Alaska by foot, ski and packraft. Continue reading

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Surfing a 5-mile wave in Alaska

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Surfers use standup paddleboards to catch a tidal bore on Turnagain Arm. Continue reading

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Mountaineers oppose $500 park service climbing fee for Denali

Mountaineering in Denali National Park in Alaska

The U.S. National Park Service is proposing to raise mountaineering fees by 150 percent in Denali National Park, Alaska, the location of North America’s tallest mountain, Mt. McKinley. Continue reading

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Film takes backcountry snowboarding Deeper

Jeremy Jone's new backcountry snowboarding film Deeper

Jeremy Jones snowboards down mountains unreachable even by helicopter. Continue reading

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Go North, Young Man

Alaska whitewater river rafting

Andrew Skurka plans to hike, ski and raft through 4,700 miles of arctic wilderness Continue reading

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