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  • Arctic Treks

    The Premier Guiding Company in Alaska's Ultimate Wilderness

    With over 35 years of experience, Arctic Treks owners and master guides Jim Campbell and Carol Kasza have set the standard for quality wilderness trips.

    This vibrant arctic world is a source of constant renewal and inspiration for us, and it is our great joy to share the power of this timeless expanse with all who feel its magnetic pull.

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Nigu River Rafting

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The Nigu River merges with the Etivluk, which then flows north into the immense Colville River drainage northwest of Gates of the Arctic National Park. These remote, rarely run rivers carve a course from within the mountains out across the rolling tundra of the north slope, offering an exceptional wilderness experience in vast, unusually beautiful […]

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Canning River Rafting

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This river, its lower stretch forming the NW boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, is one of the Brooks Range’s often overlooked gems. Its unusual beauty has attracted landscape artists, enticing them to capture its colors, moods and vibrant energy. The beauty begins with the bush flight in from Arctic Village, through scenery so […]

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Hulahula River Rafting

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Homesick Hawaiian natives, shanghied to work on whaling ships at the turn of the century, named this river for the way it snakes across the coastal plain in the Arctic Refuge. On this outstanding river trip, you’ll experience the full range of the Arctic North Slope. Beginning high up in the mountains near the Arctic […]

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Fall Caribou Basecamp

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One of several spectacular mountain lakes in the northwest corner of Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve is the setting for this trip, with rugged peaks soaring above the sweeping expanse of tundra. We pick these remote locations both for their remarkable beauty and the abundant wildlife. At this time of year, we […]

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Spring Basecamp

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Early June is an exhilarating time in the Arctic when, in just a few days time, the land breaks loose from the grip of winter…

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Conservation Plan for the Arctic

January 2015

Exciting news!! President Obama and the Dept. of the Interior announced the new Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which provides management direction for the Refuge for the next 15 years, and for the first time ever, recommends Wilderness designation for the entire Refuge, including the contested 1002 area on the coastal […]

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Voice of the Wild

November 2013

Read full article HERE We just returned from the most wonderful celebration at the Burke Museum in Seattle, as we received the 2013 Voice of the Wild award from the Alaska Wilderness League, recognizing our commitment to promoting conservation for Alaska’s remarkable wild places. For us, this award was such a meaningful acknowledgement of all […]

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Weather Patterns

Sept 2013

The unusual weather patterns that started this spring continued to surprise us as we moved into fall. The first week of August we had the most benign, gentle, warm weather we can ever recall for that time of year, as we floated leisurely down the Kongakut with a gentle tail wind and lounged on gravel […]

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