Arctic Refuge

Backpacking in the Brooks Range is the ultimate backpacking experience. Until you experience it, it's hard to imagine what it feels like to be a true explorer, with absolutely no trails, markers or campsites directing your way. Instead, we rely on the vegetation and terrain to tell us the best way to navigate through
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...
Homesick Hawaiian natives, shanghied to work on whaling ships at the turn of the century, named the Hulahula 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...
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...
Rafting the Kongakut is a classic Arctic river experience. Beginning in the heart of the mountains, we paddle this fast-paced river through beautiful wide valleys and exciting canyons, to the expansive vistas of the take-out point in the last foothills before the plains. From a...