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Staying Warm in Alaska

staying warm in alaskaThis is probably obvious, but winter temperatures tend to be lower in Alaska than the average state and keeping yourself warm is a bit more of a challenge. If you’re planning an Alaska vacation this winter you should be excited; it’s the best time of…

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Interesting Facts About Bears

Grizzly bear facts alaskaThere are endless reasons why you should choose Alaska as your next vacation destination, one of which is the local wildlife. Going on a guided nature tour is a great way to see some of this wildlife, which includes bears. Seeing a bear in…

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Things to Know About Salmon Fishing

salmon fishing alaskaAlaska is famous for many things, least of which is salmon fishing. There are plenty of great spots to fish for salmon throughout the state, and it can be an incredibly rewarding experience to catch one of these fish. No matter how much experience you have…

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Snowmobiling Safety Tips

snowmobiling alaska safetyWhen it comes to any type of outdoor, adventurous activity there are always safety tips and regulations one can follow in order to prevent any type of danger from occurring. Especially when operating a motor vehicle of any sort, there are rules that need to be…

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If You’re Seeking More Torque on Your Snowmobile

alaska snowmobile torqueEvery seasoned snowmobiler knows the feeling when their machine starts to bog down. it just doesn’t have the same torque and off-the-line power it had as a newer machine. Fortunately there are some home remedies you can undertake for a quick fix. The heart of the…

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Experience the North Woods, Posthaste…

alaska posthasteThe ultimate adventure can’t be experienced vicariously: you need to get moving and seize the chance to go on a life-changing trip now! Booking your vacation with Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours will ensure that you live out the same worldliness that history’s greatest explorers enjoyed. Contact us…

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Planning Your Alaska Quad Adventure Tour

alaska quad adventure tourPlanning your Alaskan quad adventure in advance so you can hit the ground running is the first step you should take when planning on paying a visit to the great northern woods. The first thing you should do is enlist an experienced woodsman tour guide….

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Things to Do During Your Summer Vacation in Alaska

summer in alaskaSummer is right around the corner, which means it’s just about time to start planning your vacation if you haven’t already. And while the standard vacation destinations like Florida and Hawaii may come to mind, we’re here to tell you that Alaska has so much to…

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A Little Clarity on North America’s Tallest Peak

mt mckinley alaskaAccording to new data collected by Alaska’s Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative (SDMI), Mount McKinley is 83 feet shorter than previously thought. The new information, obtained using special radar technology able to penetrate ice and snow, found Denali’s high point to be 20,237 feet, as compared to the…

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The Essentials of Snowmobile Safety

snowmobile safetySnowmobiling is one of the best ways to get around Alaska. It’s a fun way to explore all of what the state has to offer, on your own terms. This mode of transportation can be an exciting ride but if not done carefully it can be a…

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