24 hours in Yakutat

24 hours in Yakutat

The largest city in the country is home to some 600 people: Welcome to Yakutat, a study in contrasts. Tucked into a vast Southeast Alaska wilderness at the northern edge of Tongass National Forest, the community is strikingly remote. Served by daily flights and summer...
Inside the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival

Inside the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival

On a sunny September Saturday in Homer, boats filled the harbor, lined the Spit and dotted the blue-gray water on either side. Seagulls cried overhead. The breeze blew salty and warm. Down at the Fishing Hole Campground, a crowd formed. The 24th annual Kachemak Bay...

Hydration 101

This story originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of 61° North Magazine. Outdoorsy people tend to talk about hydration as though it’s an in-crowd secret. The thing is, we are all into hydration. We all drink water. But is there a right way? A wrong way? Think of...