The League’s most recent Geography of Hope presentation — featuring Drew Hamilton and Bjorn Dilhe, and highlighting Bjorn’s upcoming book “A Shape in the Dark” — offered a unique chance to experience Alaska’s brown and black bears and learn from Bjorn’s lifelong experiences with and passion for these animals. Read...
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Climage change and skiing across the Wrangells


Emily Sullivan | February 5, 2020
(This piece originally appeared on the Voile V-Team Backcountry Blog.) When 18 Alaskans set out last Spring for the 2019 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic, it didn't occur to anybody that the whole group would be shut down by Alaska’s changing climate. Read more
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Preparing For An Arctic Adventure


League Staff | April 5, 2019
Alaska Wilderness League member Drew McCalley considers the question of how to prepare for a backpack trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read more
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This year, Thea Levkovitz and Rand Little will celebrate their 30-year wedding anniversary, a joyous occasion. At the same time, they remain focused on the serious threats facing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a place near and dear to their hearts. Read more
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The Fortress Of The Bears


League Staff | April 20, 2018
Take a video tour through the Kootznoowoo Wilderness, part of a temperate rainforest filled with the highest concentration of brown bears in the world. Read more
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