Creek Crossings in an ATV Vehicle

Some of the more tense moments during the photo tour had nothing to do with grizzly bears but strategically trying to figure out how to cross Silver Salmon Creek without stranding the ATV vehicles or worse, getting stranded ourselves. Another tour group for example was stranded for several hours out on the beach because they …

Alaska Wildflowers

Much of the roadside along the Seward Highway from Anchorage to Seward was carpeted with purple fireweed wildflowers. I quickly learned that nothing comes easy in Alaska however as the extremely windy conditions made for wildflower photography nearly impossible during my trip except for this brief lull in action on my 2nd evening in Alaska. …

Winner Creek Gorge

Winner Creek Gorge is a nice five-mile roundtrip hike in the Chugach National Forest about 45 minutes south of Anchorage. For the adventurous-types: there is a cool hand-operated tram near the end of the trail that you can use to cross Winner Creek with. Winner Creek Trail is not lung-busting but it makes for a …