Photos from Alaska Trek 2013

Photo sets have been posted to our Flickr account: awocalaska.com. You are welcome to download and/or print for your own purposes. If you have photos you wish to share, please pass them along and we can post them on Flickr for all to enjoy. Bush-flight to Horsefeld/Horsefeld to Solo Creek River Wrangellers at Copper Center…

The Men of the Last Frontier

This is the last stronghold of the Red Gods, the heritage of the born adventurer. In this austere and savage region men are sometimes broken, or aged beyond their years; yet to those who are able to tune in on their surroundings, and care to learn the lessons tht it teaches, it can become a…

New Treks for 2013-14

Dog-sledding in the Yukon. Tentatively scheduled for 28Dec-4Jan.  It’s been a few years now since we offered a dog-sledding trek, which is a shame since these expeditions have proved particularly satisfying for participants. Since Betrand moved his dog team from Quebec to the Yukon, we’ve been hard-pressed to find a suitable replacement mushing operation, one…

Summer Trek 2013 – Itinerary

REGISTRATION CLOSES 17 MARCH, 2013 OVERVIEW OF SUMMER 2013 TREK: This summer we return to the rugged back-country of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park for a two-week backpacking and fishing adventure like no other. If you’re looking for a true wilderness experience, this is it. The mountain wilderness of Wrangell-St. Elias  stretches across an area…

Backcountry Flights with McCarthy Air

We normally rendezvous with the folks from Wrangell Mountain Air in the town  of McCarthy AK (pop. 42) for our flights into the backcountry of the Wrangell- St.Elias. The flight in is a great opportunity to take in the grandeur of the land, but is just the beginning of an experience in the Wrangell-St. Elias…

Our Team 2013

We are committed to providing our members with the best possible experience in the Alaskan wilderness, offering introductions to a variety of outdoor activities, while maintaining maximum safety. Robert M. Shurmer, owner and senior guide Outdoor enthusiast since childhood, Shurmer grew up roaming the woods, hunting, canoeing and x-country skiing in rural Ohio. A Boy…