Off the Beaten Path

About This Blog

Backpackers travel from around the world to explore the 6 million acres of Denali National Park. As a wilderness area with almost no trails, a backpacking trip here can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Our backcountry rangers use this blog to share stories and details of the park's wild lands in spring, summer and fall. Whether you are planning a backpacking trip or living vicariously from far away, stay tuned for some of the stories and lessons you can learn in Denali.

What Do Backcountry Rangers Do?

August 10, 2017 Posted by: Brian Moe, Backcountry Ranger

Have you ever wondered what it means to be a backcountry ranger? Take a look inside a recent 3-day "backcountry operation" to understand what it means to live and work in the wilderness!


Last updated: May 15, 2017

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