By Karla Fetrow “Our boys, left at the Chugach Summit in the first part of their 350 mile trip from Chugiak to Fairbanks, finish the journey of their metamorphosis from boys to men.”Read More
By Karla Fetrow The first of a two part article that covers the 350 mile journey four young boys, on the verge of turning into young men, made across two mountain ranges on bicycles to arrive in Fairbanks, Alaska.Read More
When we last saw our hero he was tucking away his trusty bi-focals and preparing for immediate nastiness. Let us join him and see what happens next.
With the summer’s end about to be kissed by winter’s idea of foreplay, fall, and work slow, I chose to take a week plus some leave of civilization and head to the mountains to hike and camp out.
by Karla Fetrow This is the land of fire and ice. On one side of the twisting Turnagain Arm, grey silt waters of a tumultuous inlet, seething with trembling fault lines, jellying clay and vicious bore tides;Read More
By Karlsie Last year’s leaves, quickly crumbling under summer’s progression scatter under the light weight boots and tennis shoes trampling along a trail that bends sharply than climbs a rocky slope.Read More
By Karla Fetrow Author’s note: Iliamna is located across the Cook Inlet from the Kenai Penninsula. A companion to Redoubt…Read More
Standing at the trailhead to Captain Jack’s stronghold, one feels as if they have been set down in some sort of Neverworld. One could easily be in a pre-historic or post-apocalyptic setting. You could equally imagine yourself on the Moon or Mars. For miles there is nothing but struggling sage-brush and cooled lava flow. Rocky and dusty, the air is still, and you get that creep up your back as if although there is nothing in sight for miles, you know you are not alone.Read More