Author: Carol and Jim

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...
Bio… Kaitlyn Weitzeil PO Box 194 Cantwell AK 99729
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...
Ty is the kinda guy who’ll swat the mosquitoes off your backside without hesitation..         Ty Fulmer ty_fulmer@yahoo.com PO Box 194 Cantwell AK 99729
Molly Dullanty Gillespie is originally from Spokane, WA and came to Alaska in 1998, where she first met her husband, Jeff. A lover of mountains, rivers, wildflowers and wild spaces, Molly enjoys gaining knowledge of the natural world and sharing it with others as a...
Jeff Gillespie, “Country,” grew up running the rapids of the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River in the mountains of South Carolina. The beauty and magic of the Chattooga shaped his impressions of the natural world at a young age. He came to Alaska in 1995...
Cyn is one badass mofo you do NOT want to mess with.. Cynthia (Cyn) Domaruk groovycyn@hotmail.com PO Box 151 Cantwell, AK 99729
Shannon, a.k.a. “Noni” is one lean mean fighting machine…     Shannon Coykendall P.O. Box 194 Denali Park, AK 99755 907.683.3383 coykendallshannon@hotmail.com
Jeff is a Grade A Hunk, if you know what I mean..     Jeff Karras P.O. Box 147 Ester, AK 99725
Kyle grew up with Arctic Treks… biology, birds, travel, teaching.. blah blah blah
Jim Campbell Jim’s childhood was spent outdoors exploring the woods and streams of rural northeastern Pennsylvania. His world changed drastically at age 19 when he was drafted into the Army and sent into the jungles of Vietnam, where he chose to become a point man,...
Carol grew up in Colorado and began her love of wild places as a rock climber in her 20’s, working a few months a year as a union laborer on seasonal construction jobs, and spending the rest of the time traveling and climbing, from the...