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A Getaway to the Matanuska

A Matanuska Getaway Over the years many trips have been explored and different itineraries filled. Yet, no matter the place or time, it always seems hard to be able to get to every single detail that comes with planning a vacation. And if you're not careful, your vacation may turn into more work than the relaxation and adventure you were hoping for. With this [...]

By |2021-05-12T21:56:25-08:00May 12th, 2021|Alaska Expedition, Alaska Luxury Camping, Camping in Alaska, Exposure Alaska, Glacier Activities, Matanuska Glacier|Comments Off on A Getaway to the Matanuska

Alpenglow: An Optical Phenomenon

Alpenglow The way a sun sets seems to be different everywhere you go. The colors more saturated, the golden hour just a bit longer, the translucent hues playing across cloud covers. Each sunset feels like a finger print of the Earth, unique and different in nuanced ways. The same goes for alpine sunsets. These sunsets seem to have a burning glow that blanket the [...]

By |2021-04-30T08:59:12-08:00October 23rd, 2020|Alpenglow, Exposure Alaska, Matanuska Glacier, Natural Wonders of Alaska, Talkeetnah Range|Comments Off on Alpenglow: An Optical Phenomenon

Sleeping on a Glacier

Sleeping on a Glacier An Ice Climbers Dream Sleeping on a glacier is a fabled experience for many. I have been lucky enough to go on two overnight glacier trips in less than a week.  When thinking about spending the night on the glacier, one's mind would immediately think about how cold and wet the experience might be. Working with a long time local [...]

By |2021-02-19T19:16:37-09:00August 10th, 2020|Alaska Expedition, Camping in Alaska, Exposure Alaska, Glacier Activities, Glacier Trekking|Comments Off on Sleeping on a Glacier

Backpacking in the Rain

Backpacking in the Rain Some of my very best and very worst backpacking memories have been in rainy weather. The difference between them: preparation. If you’re backpacking in Alaska it's wise to assume you will encounter rain regardless of forecasts. Be Prepared In preparation for your trip it’s important to pack wisely, and learn about responding to rain in the backcountry. These two elements [...]

By |2020-07-21T23:02:37-08:00July 21st, 2020|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Exposure Alaska, Wilderness Camping|Comments Off on Backpacking in the Rain

Experiencing a Glacier by Helicopter Drop-Off

Experiencing a Glacier by Helicopter Drop-Off It is a blue bird day, in other words, there is not a cloud in sight. One of the benefits of being on the interior of Alaska is a warmer and dryer landscape. This creates perfect windows of opportunity to have crystal clear views of the intricate layers that make up the Mat-Su Valley. Not only that, but [...]

By |2020-02-29T17:27:44-09:00February 29th, 2020|Alaska Expedition, Exposure Alaska, Glacier Activities, Glacier Trekking, Ice Climbing, Matanuska Glacier, Wilderness Camping|Comments Off on Experiencing a Glacier by Helicopter Drop-Off

Alaska Glacier Climbing Experience

Alaska Glacier Climbing Experience We walk one by one in a single file line. Each of our steps is deliberate and sets firmly. The morning sun softens the ice, simultaneously providing good grip for our feet. A crunching chorus follows along with our group of four. Beneath us the ice is white and we chase the blue crevasse lines in the distance. We have [...]

By |2020-02-02T21:01:47-09:00January 16th, 2020|Exposure Alaska, Glacier Trekking, Ice Climbing, Matanuska Glacier|Comments Off on Alaska Glacier Climbing Experience

Kayaking with Whales

Kayaking with Whales It is early June and the air in the morning still holds a sharp chill. There is a cloudy mist that halos the illusive sun and cloaks everything in sight.  The waves roll in over the ocean-rounded stones that edge the shore.  It sounds as if the beach is breathing with every wave. The tide is coming in. We move quickly [...]

By |2020-02-02T21:18:22-09:00January 6th, 2020|Alaska Wildlife, Exposure Alaska, Kayaking Expedition, Prince William Sound, Whales of Alaska|Comments Off on Kayaking with Whales

Paddle On Alaska

Paddle On Alaska The road to a sea kayakers dream is lined by the Turnagain Arm. This is where the famous Bore Tide occurs and people have been known to surf the "endless wave". We are on our way to the port city of Whittier for a coastal adventure, just a couple hours drive from Anchorage. The scenery is epic along this highway. Mountains to [...]

By |2021-05-26T21:23:53-08:00November 29th, 2019|Alaska Expedition, Alaska Kayaking, Bore Tide, Exposure Alaska, Gear Information, Kayaking Expedition, Prince William Sound, Talkeetnah Range|Comments Off on Paddle On Alaska

The First Steps of Adventure

The First Steps of Adventure Bright oranges and pinks rise with the sun. Simultaneously, the van navigates the ever twisting perimeter of asphalt that skirts the Chugach range. We, the other guide and myself, are moving towards our morning gathering in Anchorage. The smell of morning coffee fills the van as we both go over, for the third time, our gear checklist and itinerary. [...]

By |2021-05-23T10:07:32-08:00November 26th, 2019|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Exposure Alaska, Gear Information|Comments Off on The First Steps of Adventure

Welcome to Exposure Alaska

Explore and Connect Exposure Alaska has had some amazing experiences. With 20 years of operation, we have a few tips and tricks up our sleeve for exploring the wilderness. At the same time, we love to explore Alaska and want to share those experiences with you. Get an authentic exposure to Alaska and connect with 'The Last Frontier'. From the adrenaline filled, to the [...]

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