denali national park
Denali is a wide open and trail-less expanse that satisfies perfectly those who want to get off-grid and sleep in the wild
In 2012, to learn about carnivore ecology in Alaska and celebrate completing my doctorate, my family and I visited Tom Meier, who led Denali National Park's biological program from 2003 until his unexpected death in 2012.
That's how he rolls.
Rocking Around the Clock in Denali National Park: To Denali and Fairbanks on the Looney Front, Part 3
Somebody has indeed sighted a critter - in fact a dirty great grizzly bear at 10 o'clock, across a broad pebble-bottomed river just below a line of spruce.
Last look - or is it? - at Mt. Denali/McKinley Zoom-in The landscape Brilliant white snow crags float in a band of wispy
Wildlike, a debut film written and directed by Frank Hall Green, is a nuanced, troubling, uplifting, beautifully rendered meditation on manhood and fatherhood. Its themes are timeless yet firmly rooted in here-and-now.
Landscape and concert photographer Mark Gvazdinskas was admittedly "hesitant" when asked by friends Lindsay Langer and John
In a Park Service compendium published in mid-March, officials wrote that the transmission of disease from llamas or alpacas to wild sheep or mountain goats has not been documented, and the likelihood is "probably low, although still possible."
U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) rose to the defense of the late William McKinley Wednesday with the latest in a long series of Buckeye State bills aimed at ending the Denali discussion and preventing a name change for the highest mountain in North America.
The holiday season may still be ramping up and Alaska may just be settling into winter but officials at Denali National Park and Preserve are urging people to start planning their summer adventures by booking campsites and seats on the park's shuttle buses early.
For America's Last Frontier, 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act a Chance to Celebrate Wild Alaska
The same tug-of-war between development and preservation that led to the passage of the Wilderness Act exists to this day. Every generation of Americans faces moments when we must choose between the pressures of the now and the hopes for the future.
The Skagway Mushing Camp is probably one of the cutest things you can do in Alaska. After meeting the Alaskan Husky sled
This June, the National Outdoor Leadership School's Expedition Denali set out to climb the highest peak in North America, Mt. McKinley. The group aimed to inspire minorities to get active and get outdoors. Andy Adkins, pro-filmmaker and novice climber, was there to capture the journey.
Even those in our national parks are hunted and trapped when they cross invisible boundaries, leading to the disintegration of family groups. And ignorant wildlife policies of western state governments continue to sanction the indiscriminate wolf killing that symbolized the wild west of the 19th century.
In 1913, four men reached the South Summit of Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley. A century later, on June 13th, a team of seven men and three women will make news when they do the same: These new explorers of America's heights are predominately African-American.
Once more, the weather gods have driven Minnesota adventurer Lonnie Dupre back from the 20,320-foot summit of Mount McKinley.
Julia Stafford, 20, a University of British Columbia student, was in a foggy ravine with a co-worker, looking for soil and
The ice lingering on Miles Lake was too soft to walk on and too hard to paddle through," says Skurka, who scooted across