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2019; 40th ANNIVERSITY

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This year marks Macgill's 40th year guiding trips in the Brooks Range. Please come and celebrate this career milestone. How can it not be the most perfect summer ever - blue skies, clear rippling waters and wildlife on every hillside, night and day. Well you can always hope.

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2020 Summer Schedule

Looking for something to do this summer? Wilderness Alaska has at least 43 good ideas for a summer worth dreaming about and then some. Sea kayaking, backpacking, packrafting, paddle rivers large and small. We can even design an adventure that you can do bareback (No Guides, No Gear). Check out the schedule or call for custom small group reservations. Your next great adventure awaits in northern Alaska.

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May 17 - 26, July 25 - 31, August 15 -21 Prince William Sound sea kayaking
June 20 - 29, July 28 - August 6 Kongakut River
June 20 - 29 Kongakut Foothills packraft
June 29 - July 7 Sadlerochet River packraft
August 9 - 20 4x2 Southside packraft
June 21 - July 2, July 28 - August 8 Marsh Fork/Canning Rivers
August 8 - 14 Lower Canning packraft
August 29 - Sept 7 Sheenjek River

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Guided Adventures in the Last Frontier - Since 1972!

Since 1972, Wilderness Alaska has safely conducted quality exploration and educational trips across the width and breadth of Alaska's Brooks Range. Our nation's largest wilderness mountain range is located above the Arctic Circle and covers more than 75,000 square miles of northern Alaska. This magnificent and rarely visited region embraces unique wildlife communities, uninterrupted vistas and nameless expanses. But even more importantly, these inviting mountains and valleys offer a freedom and a sense of wonder and fulfillment to those willing to take the country on its own terms - to those who will wade an icy stream and huff their way to the high alpine splendor of the Arctic.

Wilderness Alaska has the experience, safety record, personal service and attention to individual goals to make your trip the special adventure you want it to be. We specialize in small personalized trips to rarely visited regions. In 2012 we are again offering a full variety of original outings into the timeless splendor of America's last wilderness mountain range. We continue to expand our offerings of increasingly popular sea kayaking trips in Prince William Sound to complement one's Arctic experience or as an alternative.

Along with the adventure and sheer euphoria of just being there, each of our trips tries to focus on an individual species, a particular phase of their life history or general natural history and examine it from the unique arctic perspective. Along the way of our casual examination into these lives you will see an intricate web of life woven here and though we may be looking at caribou, we may become equally familiar with grizzlies, golden plovers and woolly louseworts. We hope afterwards our adventure will have animated the delicate mysteries that unfold in the high arctic. With scenery and wildlife at their apogee, the experience of a lifetime awaits.

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