Useful Links

    Expeditions Alaska Links and Helpful Resources Page

    This page offers the Alaska visitor and particularly the backcountry visitor some helpful links and useful information for their visit. Hopefully you’ll find it of some help in your trip planning.

    Before you go elsewhere though, do look over the blog carefully. It’s host to an ever-growing resource of outdoors information and tips and stories, etc. Many of the posts there are spurred by questions we receive from folks heading up here, so they’re often pretty relevant. And those posts not so relevant to your trip might just well be entertaining enough to warrant a look anyway. Enjoy.

    Land Management Agencies

    Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Home to some of the wildest and most beautiful lands in the country, our guided trips to the Wrangells offer the wilderness adventurer solitude, excitement, stunning vistas, and an unparalleled backpacking experience.

    Gates of the Arctic National Park The northernmost national park in the U.S. and the second largest at 8,472,506 acres, slightly larger in area than Belgium.

    More Links & Info

    Anchorage Accommodations


    Anchorage Alaska Bed and Breakfast – Jewel Lake B&B. For accommodations in Anchorage, stay at Jewel Lake – the award winning bed and breakfast.

    Larry Michael and Allan Ramsey
    (Local) 907-274-1239


    Outdoor Gear Deals of the Day: All the best deals of the day on the web. Bookmark this site. This site will also link you to most of the best online websites for outdoors gear.

    My favorites are: Moosejaw,, Altrec,Steep and Cheap, Sierra Trading Post and CampSaver.

    Specialty Outdoors: For the absolute best in gear repair, great service and prices, I highly recommend Penny. They offer technical clothing repair and alteration, Gore-tex repair, tent repair and modification, backpack modification, and custom work too, just to list a few things.

    Tent Pole Technologies, Inc. Tent pole repair and replacement specialist.


    Peak to Peak Trail and Wilderness Links
    Peak to Peak Trail and Wilderness Links, provides visitors with links to other Web sites containing original content which is informative and useful to the online hiking, trail, walking, and Wilderness communities.


    Alaska Conservation Society ACF is at the hub of the Alaska environmental network, in touch with both local and national efforts. With a demonstrated capacity for taking a long-term view of Alaska, ACF is working to build broad-based public support for environmental protection and for institutionalizing a sound conservation ethic, through grant making to the most effective grass roots conservation organizations in Alaska.

    Alaska Wild The League exists to lead the effort to preserve Alaska’s wilderness by engaging citizens, sharing resources, collaborating with other organizations, educating the public, and providing a courageous, constant and victorious voice for Alaska in the nation’s capital from all 50 states that work together to keep Alaska’s wild places protected for future generations. Alaska Wilderness League is a member of the Alaska Coalition and also helps facilitate and staff the Coalition to further support its continued success.

    Friends of the Earth The world’s largest grass roots environmental network, uniting 77 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. With over 2 million members and supporters around the world, we campaign on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues. We challenge the current model of economic and corporate globalization, and promote solutions that will help to create environmentally sustainable and socially just societies. Find out more about the group nearest you in our groups pages.


    Outdoor Sports Leisure – This site concentrates on non competitive outdoor sports, where the only person you are competing against is yourself. Pushing yourself that little bit further, practicing until you get it right, gives you a great sense of achievement. There is also that wonderful feeling of well-being as you become part of the beautiful rugged outdoor world .

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