Adventurer Tom Allen and his friend demonstrates how to make a stove with the minimal materials. Beer Can Get a beer can or any aluminum can, the larger the better and have a knife or a pair scissors. This whole process is very simple to do. Cut the top of beer can at the top … Read more Beer Can – the Ultimate Survivalist Camping Stove
Into the Wild is one of my favorite movies, even taking out the reality that I edit this Alaska-centric magazine. The story of Christopher McCandless is inspiring, heartbreaking, funny and tragic, all wrapped up into just under 2 1/2 hours of drama. McCandless has no doubt inspired a new generation of adventure seekers, though sometimes with … Read more Into The Wild Bus Hikers Found Safe
The following appears in the June issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: Richard Chiappone has worn a lot of hats in his life – from college professor to watercolor artist, musician to construction worker. Growing up in the spray of Niagara Falls in upstate New York, Chiappone’s love of fishing and adventure eventually brought … Read more Life As An Alaskan Fisherman
A Palmer man will serve 10 days in jail and pay a hefty fine stemming from a 2015 Dall sheep poaching incident, according to KTUU TV in Anchorage, which provided some details of the crime: After an investigation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Office of Special Prosecutions in the attorney general’s office, James Randall … Read more Dall Sheep Poacher Heading To Jail
The following appears in the June issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY PAUL D. ATKINS It was an epic hunt, but like all epic hunts it was a challenge. The big moose, plus two enormous caribou sat in game bags under a tarp a mile or so upriver. It was a long way … Read more By Land Or Sea?
There are many written articles on what to have in your survival supplies. But, the big three that you need to provide are food, water and shelter. Yes, it would be nice to have all the fancy tools to play with. The primary three needs are what will help you to focus on to help … Read more SHTF must have Survival Gear
The following appears in the June issue of Alaska Sporting Journal BY CHRIS COCOLES He doesn’t have to stress over traffic, smartphone service or making restaurant reservations – you know, those annoying details that smother almost everyone else on a daily basis. That’s the choice Tyler Selden and his wife, Ashley, made. The 30-somethings are … Read more The Last Alaskans Take A Stand
A fire at a Kodiak Island fishing lodge killed an Indonesian tourist and injured three others. The Alaska Dispatch News has more information: Silvana Sutanto, 59, of Indonesia, died June 2 in a fire at the Spirit of Alaska Wilderness Adventures Lodge on the western side of the island near the village of Larsen Bay. The lodge is in … Read more Indoesian National Killed In Kodiak Lodge Fire