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The Beauty of the Wrangell-St. Elias Range

The Beauty of the Wrangell-St. Elias Range Destination: The Great Outdoors Sitting on my 70 pound pack, roped to my teammates with snowshoes inhibiting me from removing my harness (forcing me to hold my pee all day), I just wanted a snack. Every time I attempted to bring my granola to my mouth, the whipping winds of the Nabesna Glacier swept it from my [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:17:18-08:00September 22nd, 2020|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Backpacking Expedition, Gear Information, Wilderness Camping|Comments Off on The Beauty of the Wrangell-St. Elias Range

Alpine Views in The Chugach Range

  The van is parked, engine still hot from the ride through the mountains. We are at the backside of Hatcher Pass, at the feet of the Talkeetna range, beyond the old mining equipment and the day hikers routes. The sun rise was spotted on the way here. Hidden behind alpine views,  it now creates a halo over the sharp peaks. Gathering our [...]

By |2020-01-02T10:12:30-09:00December 9th, 2019|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Alaska Wildlife, Gear Information|Comments Off on Alpine Views in The Chugach Range

Paddle On Alaska

Paddle On Alaska  The road to a sea kayakers dream is lined by the Turnagain Arm, where the famous Bore Tide occurs, and the path is bordered by the mighty Chugach Range.  We pass iridescent rivers of crystal clear blue, the color due to surrounding glacier's melt. Home to where the salmon run. The glacial giants sit high in the valleys, greeters to the entrance [...]

By |2020-01-26T17:55:19-09:00November 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. The van navigates the ever twisting perimeter of asphalt that lays at the feet of the Chugach range. It is the morning gathering in Anchorage. We collect ourselves, double checking bags so as to catch any last minute gear we may have missed. With bags stacked it is an easy game [...]

By |2019-12-26T14:28:21-09:00November 26th, 2019|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Exposure Alaska, Gear Information|Comments Off on The First Steps of Adventure

Gear Advice – A Guide to Layering

When exploring the Alaska, especially Prince William Sound or Matanuska Valley, it is important to be prepared for any weather. These features sits in a valley where the weather is unpredictable and quick to change. At Exposure Alaska, in conjunction with MICA Guides, we tell our clients to dress in layers: a base layer, an insulating layer, and a waterproof layer. Dress this way [...]

By |2019-12-26T15:32:20-09:00November 25th, 2019|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Alaska Kayaking, Gear Information, Glacier Activities, Matanuska Glacier, Prince William Sound|Comments Off on Gear Advice – A Guide to Layering
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