Snowshoeing Alaska’s Mendenhall Valley

For sheer geologic eye candy, Alaska sure does deliver. From craggy rock faces to striped glacial moraines, the Last Frontier is flush with opportunities to observe the world’s shifting, grinding perpetual motion up close. For those who venture to Alaska’s … Continue reading

Find a Winter Wonderland in Alaska’s Interior

December air sparkled as only a winter morning could provide as I struggled to secure straps on my snowshoes at a trailhead in Talkeetna, Alaska. At nearly 10 a.m., the sun was just beginning to crest behind rolling hills, … Continue reading

North America’s Top 10 Snowshoe-friendly Ski Resorts

Snowshoeing is known as the world’s fastest-growing winter sport. Last season, despite dismal snow conditions, North America’s ski resorts saw an increase in snowshoer participation. Families and couples choose to snowshoe rather than ski or snowboard; in some cases, resorts … Continue reading

Mount McKinley and Snowshoeing in Denali National Park

Alaska’s Mount McKinley is North America’s highest peak. With its base at almost sea-level and a summit at over 20,000ft., it dwarfs the surrounding mountains. It is the focal point of the Denali National Park and Preserve. Situated in the … Continue reading