Category Archives: Alaska

Denali Park Alpha Female Wolf Killed

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that the popular alpha female in the Toklat wolf pack, which has delighted visitors to Denali National Park and Preserve for years, was killed by a trapper outside park boundaries. The radio-collared wolf was killed Feb. … Continue reading

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Guide Fatality Feared in Mount Huntington Avalanche in Denali NP

The Anchorage Daily News that the NPS has abandoned a search for Johnny Soderstrom, a guide for Alaska Mountaineering School in Talkeetna, who is feared to have died in an avalanche during a first winter attempt to climb 12,240-foot Mount … Continue reading

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Sumatra 9.0 Quake Set Off Quakes a Record 7,000 Miles Away on Mount Wrangell in Alaska

Sitnews reports that the 9.0 Sumatra earthquake that touched off the Boxing Day Tidal initiated 12 tiny earthquakes on Mount Wrangell, the 14,163 foot volcano in Alaska. Authorities believe this would be the longest documented reported of related quakes (7,000 … Continue reading

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Moose Stomps Iditaord Lead Dog and Jumps Into Sled

The Anchorage Daily News reports a moose on the Denali Highway stomped to death the lead dog of an Iditarod musher. Ramey Smyth’s as he zipped the dog into his sled basket with the early evening fading into a 50 … Continue reading

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Miriam Richards Seeking to Raise $30,000 For Special Deaf Services on McKinley

THe Corvallis, Oregon, Gazette Times reports that Miriam Richards wants to climb the last three states (Rainier/Gannett/McKinley) in 2005. She also has MS. She has to raise $30,000 to climb McKinley because of special arrangements have to be made — … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Wild Animus On Novel About Mount Wrangell Climb (Blog With Author Rich Shapero)

Excerpt from Wild Animus On Novel About Mount Wrangell Climb

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