Tag: Wrangell-St. Elias

AK hard men

Neither fans nor ceremony greeted Jay Cable and Tom Moran when they crossed the finish line of Alaska’s most formidable race earlier this month. There was only the deep satisfaction of mission […]

Water kills again

The growing Alaska sport of packrafting has tragically added to the number of drowning victims in America’s largest national park this year.   Officials in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve along […]


  BIG PORTAGE LAKE, MICH. – The difference between getting in trouble in the civilized world and getting in trouble in the wilds of Alaska could not have been better illustrated than […]

Alaska kills

Wildlife professionals Michael Huffman and Rochelle Renken loved the outdoors. They came to Alaska looking for adventure in the wild, and it killed them.   Officials at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park on […]

Deadly rivers

Once more high, fast water appears to have killed in Alaska. Searchers looking for a pair of missing backpackers in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park on Saturday reported they found gear scattered along […]

Trekkers lost

Three National Park Service search teams were on the ground in the remote and rugged  heart of the Wrangell St. Elias National Park today hoping to find some sign of an unidentified […]