Alaska

climber high on a granite cliff

Making the Most of It in Alaska’s Ruth Gorge

There’s a tradition of improvisation on Mount Dickey in...
robot dog and real goose

This Alaskan Airport’s New Best Friend: a Robot Dog

The Fairbanks, Alaska airport wildlife patrol staff is about...
The climber on aid-climbing gear to pass a crack on otherwise smooth granite.

Alaska: New Winter Route on The Moose’s Tooth

Marcin Tomaszewski and Pawel Haldas of Poland have safely...
the climbers standing under the wing of a plane inside a hangar.

Polish Duo Targets Alaska’s Legendary Moose’s Tooth

One year after opening a remarkable winter route in...
polar bear with kill

Avian Flu Kills Polar Bear in Alaska

Alaska wildlife officials recently reported the first case of...
wolf carrying carcass

Never-Before-Seen Wolf Predation Finally Caught on Film

Wolves will eat just about anything. And humans will...
Studio portrait of Anna in a purple tshirt and a big smile.

There’s Life After Frostbite: Anna Pfaff Back to the Himalaya

A year ago, Anna Pfaff was dealing with having...
a man in front of a beached canoe

Beer Run: Bar Encounter Provokes Average Man to Paddle Entire Yukon River

Sixty-one-year-old Dermot Higgins got the idea to canoe 3,150...
A bush plane on an Alaskan road

‘Only in Alaska’: Bush Plane Takes Off from Convenience Store

Only in Alaska! 😆pic.twitter.com/vLpCqtd9hQ — Thenewarea51 (@thenewarea51) September 10, 2023 Takeaways...
The west buttress on Denali.

Alaska Update: Denali Winds Down, Summit Rate Unusually Low

The season has almost ended on Denali. It's been...
The climbrs' route in the Kichatna Mountains.

Italians Open New Route in Alaska’s Kichatna Mountains

During three days in early June, Italians Stefano Ragazzo...

No Bluebird Days: Colin Haley’s Kahiltna Glacier Expedition Ends

Colin Haley has finished his expedition on the Kahiltna...
Denali mountain.

Alaska Update: Peak of the Season on Denali

We're about halfway through the Denali climbing season and...
Jack Kuenzle.

Jack Kuenzle Smashes Denali FKT

Last year, Outside called Jack Kuenzle "the newest fastest-known-time...
Alaska's Turnagain Arm

Alaska’s Deadly Mud Flats Claim Another Victim

Zachary Porter, a 20-year-old from Illinois, was just visiting...
mount dickey

‘Blood From The Stone’: After 21 Years, Alaskan Mega-Route Finally Repeated

It's difficult to overstate the magnitude of this one. A...
two climbers with wet, wrinkled feet inside a tent

With ‘Moonlight Mile,’ Climbers Send New Line on a Melting Mountain

It’s tough for a climber to catch the southwest...
'Borealis Face' on Citadel's Northwest Face. Kichatna Spires, Alaska.

Two First Ascents in Alaska’s Kichatna Spires

On April 19, 2023, American mountain guides Joseph Hobby...
"The Technicolour Superdream" on the west face of Mount Huntington.

New Route On Alaska’s Mount Huntington

Three elite climbers have established a new alpine route...
nanuq the australian shepherd

Lost Dog Ventures Across Bering Strait to Safety — 240Km Away

A month on the sea ice in the Bering...
wide view of Alaska mountain range

New Route on Gigantic Face of Alaska’s Mount Dickey

In an expedition worthy of the state they call...
snow phallus

Alaska Ski Resort Rubs Out Giant Snow Phallus

An Alaskan mountain woke up with a serious case...
KObusch on a steep, hard snow/ice ramp, with 2 iceaxes and an air filtering mask on his face. The curvature of Earth can be appreciated in the horizon line in background.

Exclusive: Jost Kobusch Explains His Denali Descent Route

We caught up with Jost Kobusch during a change...
travis mcalpine

Beloved Alaskan Ice Climber Dies in Car Crash

After 20 years of ice climbing and snowboarding adventures,...

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