Armchair Traveler Lecture Series

A big THANK YOU to the STANDING ROOM only CROWD of 80+ who attended last night’s lecture, Trek the Akshayuk Pass. I had a great time chatting about the adventure and look forward to future opportunities. Photography SHOW & SALE of associated images continues to February 7th, 2020. “Your lecture was fabulous—informative, great eye-candy sprinkled…

Passing the Arctic Circle

At our Windy Lake camp, we discussed staying two nights to facilitate a side-trek climb to the reputedly spectacular Schwartzenbach Falls. We decided against this because we’d be forced to start the following day at 04:30, traverse two serious glacial streams, and walk 14km to our next planned camp, three km north of our planned…

Day 10— 2 KM north of Arctic Circle

Another stunning day. Today’s trail took us along hard-pack dirt paths, warm sand hills, and Windy Lake’s steep rocky moraine. We feel so fortunate as we remember the Park Ranger’s words, “some people do this hike and see nothing but clouds.” Even on our planned day of rest (Day 8), the constant drizzle made the…