Author: Zack Fields

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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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Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part Headlamp series about the Taku River. [Read More]
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Chugach State Park's mountains are relentless: From the Seward Highway, from office windows, from sidewalks downtown, its peaks leap into the sky, drawing the human... [Read More]
Some of the widest skies you'll walk through are right behind town, on the sheep-manicured ridgelines in Chugach State Park. Starting out from well-used trails,... [Read More]
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Glacier Bay National Park is so vast that your eyes will have difficulty just understanding it on a map. It stretches from Excursion Inlet to... [Read More]
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Remoteness is relative. For Lower 48 residents, Chugach State Park's Front Range can seem vast and wild. Locals get used to it and think of... [Read More]
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