Backpacking gear for hiking in Alaska. All you need to know about Alaska backpacking get and equipment. We’ll also discuss photography gear for photo treks and backcountry photography excursions in Alaska.
Sea kayaking gear and showshoeing, skiing are also on the menu.All things gear related. We have sections on sleeping bags, tents, hiking boots and hiking poles and, of course, backpacks. And if we don’t discuss the backcountry gear you’re looking for or you have any equipment related questions, fire away. Maybe we’ll make another blog post on that subject.
Sleeping bag rating for a trip to Alaska. Bring a 20deg bag. A snowy campsite on the high alpine tundra of Wrangell – St. Elias National Park. Termination dust covers the ground, or fresh fall snow, and Mt Jarvis (13 421′) of the Wrangell Mountains stands dominating behind. Backcountry campsite, Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
A backpacking gear list for Alaskan guide, Carl Donohue. Backpacking, hiking, trekking guide and nature photographer Carl Donohue of Expeditions Alaska, lists camping and hiking gear for a typical backpacking trip.
Photography gear for the backcountry; a shower cap doubles as a rain cover for the camera on a backpacking trip in Alaska’s Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Skolai Pass, the Russell Glacier, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska.
Backpacking campsites in Alaska. How to choose a low impact campsite in off-trail backpacking and hiking trips and trekking trips in Alaska. Leave No Trace camping in Alaska. Campfires and great views at campsites.
Hey folks, I thought I’d write a quick post about insulation for hiking. This year, I made the switch from a pile fleece jacket to a synthetic fill jacket. The jacket that I virtually lived in all backpacking season long, (on plenty of day hikes as well, including this walk up to Powerline Pass near […]
Hey Folks, Summer’s rolling around the corner, and now’s a good time to grab some gear if you need it. A few sales are on that might save a little cash. Mammoth Gear are selling some a bunch of items cheap – I just bought a winter bag for super cheap! Backcountry are also having […]
Hey Folks, A lot of people ask about bears and bear spray and guns and what we do for safety. We don’t carry guns on our trips, and nor would I be comfortable with someone on the trip carrying a firearms, unless there were some very extenuating circumstances. I do carry bear spray, and we […]