Arctic National Park

Gates of the Arctic National Park

Arctic Alaska is one of the greatest wilderness areas in the world. It is a delicate balance of tundra, boreal forest, coastal plains, and mountains. It’s vastness is deceiving because the Arctic ecosystem is extremely fragile and is easily impacted by man’s activities. The Arctic climate produces permafrost and marginal growth conditions for vegetation. Land […]


Yellowstone National Park

A good portion of their journey was spent in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. This one stop gave rise to more of my father’s campfire stories than any other single event during the journey. One in particular stands out — The Bruin and the “Strongbox.”