Author: Zack Fields

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People with a more refined aesthetic and wilderness sense seek out distant backcountry destinations. As an unreconstructable philistine, I can't help but obsess over skiing... [Read More]
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Anchorage voters have a huge opportunity to improve Anchorage's largest stream corridor this April, with major upgrades slated for the Park Bond. The Campbell Creek... [Read More]
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Alaska is home to some extraordinary printmakers and illustrators. Since our state is one big small town, some of them are probably your friends and... [Read More]
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Nordic skiing above the rain line... [Read More]
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...and the pillaging of our public lands... [Read More]
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Locals' secret stash... [Read More]
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Below-freezing temperatures and just-enough snow have made for great fat biking in Anchorage this year. Here are some of the best local trails to hit... [Read More]
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Monitor the snowpack all season... [Read More]
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'Tweener season is tough: Rapidly shortening day light combined with thin snow cover makes it hard to identify enjoyable outdoor activities. While waiting for ski... [Read More]
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Best whitewater near Anchorage that you've never paddled... [Read More]
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Citizens, Muni fight thieves and drug traffickers in parks... [Read More]
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By foot, bike, or airplane... [Read More]
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Alaskans recognized for decades of work in conservation... [Read More]
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Alpine hut-to-hut hiking... [Read More]
Tags: HEADLAMP - Alpine - Hike
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Ascending Grace Ridge... [Read More]
Tags: Grace - Ridge - Headlamp
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Hike the maritime alpine above Kachemak Bay... [Read More]
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It is downright miraculous that we can catch trout and salmon in Anchorage. These fish species are extremely sensitive to habitat disturbance, which is why... [Read More]
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I can remember a single, glorious, sunny weekend this summer. On those clear days, our backyard--the Chugach Front Range--beckons like the world's greatest wilderness playground.... [Read More]
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Municipality takes action to protect streams, habitat... [Read More]
There are probably two dozen places to fish salmon streams roadside within an hour's drive of Anchorage. Or, you could hike all day in order... [Read More]
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