There are fall colors in the tundra, the moose and caribou are scraping the velvet off their antlers, the fireweed has gone to seed, and the sandhill cranes are migrating through. There’s even fresh snow in the high country! Every year we look back on this time and think, how did this summer fly by Learn More
Going into Denali National Park? Spend a day with us first!
Spend a day with us to prepare for your independent trip into Denali National Park! Denali National Park is a unique and incredible wilderness, especially because it contains very few developed trails. Hiking off-trail is an empowering experience, as the entire park is open to your curiosity and will to explore – it’s the true Learn More
Local is our favorite word!
The tourism industry in Alaska continues to grow, as more people around the world want to witness the magic of the 49th state. That growth means more choices on where to go and what to do, and wading through those myriad options can be daunting! At Traverse Alaska, we take pride in the local connections we’ve forged Learn More
Preseason Training for Guides
Summer has finally arrived in Denali! This year we were lucky to have lots of snow fall in late winter, which ensured excellent skiing, fat biking, and dog mushing through April and into early May. Now, we are gearing up for summer mode. The ridgetops are peeking through the snow, the local creeks are Learn More
Erica Goad joins the Traverse Alaska team
We are excited to announce that Erica Goad is joining the Traverse Alaska team this summer! Erica has a background in wildlife biology and ecology, most recently working on projects surveying Dall sheep and wolves in Denali National Park. Last winter she volunteered for the Denali National Park Dog Kennel, mushing sled dog teams in Learn More
Logistics and Safety
Sitting at my desk, looking through the photos from our most recent adventure in the Eastern Alaska Range some feelings arise. Normally, at least for me, it’s tough to look at photos right away. They seem small. The colors aren’t right and the scale isn’t true. They lack the smell and feel that is still Learn More
Packrafting Course in Denali
Birds And Rivers
Aldo Leopold says “There is a peculiar virtue in the music of elusive birds. Songsters that sing from top-most boughs are easily seen and easily forgotten; they have the mediocrity of the obvious.” I would say that this is true for most things, including rivers and backcountry inaccessible by roads. There most certainly is a Learn More
Have You Been Yet? Alaska 2014
Welcome to the new Traverse Alaska website! It’s March and we are gearing up for an exciting summer season. There is still plenty of space available for 2014, however the popular dates are filling. Give us a call to start planning your adventure with Alaska’s premier private guiding service.