Whether you're headed out on a day hike, backcountry trip, or even just a scenic drive it's always a good idea to have emergency supplies with you including extra food and water. Let someone know your plans and who to contact if you don't check in.
This is Alaska - remote, rugged, and unpredictable. Anything can happen… bear encounters, falling ice, radical shifts in the weather, earthquakes, or avalanches. The information in this section will help you prepare for your Alaskan adventure.
Did You Know?
The Hoary Marmot is the largest member of the ground squirrels. These guys hibernate half or more of their life away. They have very thick fur and a substantial fat layer that protects them from the cold. You are not as likely to see them on hot days as they hide in the shade to keep cool.