Going Places: Tales from the road: Call of the wild


Outfitters offering Alaska trips, from Outside‘s Active Traveler Directory, July 1995

ABEC’S Alaska Adventures. Explore the Brooks Range by pack or paddle. Follow the caribou thru the Arctic Refuge. Backback & float Gates of the Arctic, Noatak & Arrigetch. ABEC, Dept OM, 1550 Alpine Vista Court, Fairbanks, AK 99712. (907) 457-8907.

Adrift Adventures
Adrift Adventures offers whitewater rafting on the Green and Colorado Rivers. Jet Boat, horseback riding and jeeping trips available as well. Arches and Canyonlands National parks.

Colorado, Utah and Alaska River Trips near Nat’l Parks. Wilderness campsites, awesome canyons, challenging rapids. 1-5 days. Also: Family trips. Paddle, oar, inflatable kayaks. Adrift Adventures, PO Box 192, Jensen, UT 84035. (800) 824-0150.

Adventures & Delights Eco Tours
Adventures & Delights Eco Tours–Alaskan Guided Sea Kayaking featuring Kenai Fjords National Park. Abundant marine wildlife amidst calving glaciers in ice laden fjords. No experience necessary with local naturalists providing a safe, educational adventure. Call for a free brochure. 414 K St. Dept O, Anch, Alaska 99501 1-800-288-3134.

Adventures Int’l
Limiting all trips to 4! High altitude specialists! 15 yrs experience! Climb and trek in Alaska, Nepal, Ecuador, Aconcagua, Patagonia, Ama Dablam 96. Custom, Small Expedition! Adventures Int’l 800-247-1263.

Alaska Discovery
Kayak, Canoe or Raft pristine Alaskan wilderness with premier adventurers. Fully guided trips to ANWR, Glacier Bay, Tatshenshini River, and more. Whales, eagles, glaciers, and bears! Alaska Discovery 5449-4 Shaune Dr., Dept. 04, Juneau, AK 99801. Ph:(800) 586-1911.

Alaska River Journeys
Alaska River Journeys. Fully guided rafting/hiking/kayaking/sailing/mt. biking adventures through Alaska’s pristine Wild and Scenic Wilderness. Brooks Range to the Alaska Peninsula. Box 220204, Anchorage, AK 99522. Ph/Fax (907) 349-2964,(800) 349-0064.

Alaska-Denali Guiding, Inc.
Alaska-Denali Guiding, Inc. Mt. McKinley Expeditions, remote wilderness treks, Alaska Range climbs, seminars. Custom designed climbs, hikes & ski trips. ADG, Inc. is an authorized concessionaire of Denali Nat. Park. For brochure write: P.O. Box 566, Talkeetna, AK 99676 or phone (907) 733-2649 fax (907) 733-1362.

Alaskan Bicycle Adventures
A Bicycle Tour of Alaska! Quality 8-day inn tours, including glacier cruises, railroads, meals, lodging, support van & Cannondale bicycles! Brochure, Alaskan Bicycle Adventures 2734 Iliamna Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99517. (800) 770-7242, (907) 243-2329.

American Alpine Institute
AAI, American Alpine Institute, Ltd. North America’s most comprehensive guide service, training and expedition center. Climbing courses, classic routes, skiing & expeditions worldwide at all skill levels (2, 4, 6, 12, 24, 36 days). Alaska, all western states, Bugaboos, Eiger, Matterhorn, Mt. Blanc, Patagonia. Training & high alt. expeds. in Nepal, Bolivia, Ecuador,
Mexico, Aconcagua, McKinley (AAI is an authorized concessioner of Denali Nat. Park). Technical leadership courses (24 & 36 days; college credit). AMGA Accredited. Brochures: AAI 1515 12th M-70, Bellingham, WA 98225. Call (360) 671-1505.

Colorado Backcountry Adventures
Colorado Backcountry Adventures/ Llama Treks, Hut-to-Hut Mtn. Biking, The Adventure Series, Rock Climbing, Teen Adventures, Alaska Trips Scheduled and Custom / Paragon Guides POB 130-O, Vail, CO 81658 / 303-926-5299 Fax 303–926-5298.

Colorado River & Trail Expeditions
Colorado River Expeditions. Grand Canyon, Canyonlands. Also Alaska’s Tatshenshini. Quality outfitting since 1971. Free brochure. Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, Box 57575-O, Salt Lake City, Utah 84157-0575. 800-253-7328.

A Whale Watch! Sea Kayak! Adventures to Washington’s San Juans & Alaska. Muti-day, Eco-trips to Coastal Paradise. Expert Naturalist Guides. Coed & Women’s Trips. Since 1990. Elakah! POB 4092-A, Bellingham, WA 98227 (800) 434-7270.

Llama Buddies Expeditions
Llama Buddies Expeditions–Guided, fully outfitted hiking trips into Alaska’s spectacular backcountry with llamas carrying the lload! Since 1985. Free color catalog: P.O. Box 874995 Wasilla, Alaska 99687. Ph/Fax 907-376-8472.

Mountain Madness Inc.
Mountain Madness Inc. Everest, S. Col. spring 96. Broad Peak, July 95. Kilimanjaro to our NW climbing school, We climb mountains! Join Scott Fischer and company. 4218 SW Alaska, Seattle WA 98116,(206) 937-8389.

Nichols Expeditions
Mountain Bike, Sea Kayak, Raft,& Multi Adventures. Supported 4-14 day trips in Alaska, Ariz, Idaho, Utah, Baja, C. Rica & N. Zealand. Since 1978. Nichols Expeditions, 497 N.Main, Moab, UT 84532, 800-648-8488, email: &

Nova the Adventure Company
Nova: the Adventure Company since 1975. Guided, scenic and whitewater raft trips statewide. 1/2 day to Multi-day river trips. Also combination adventure tours. Call or write for brochure (907) 745-5753; P.O. Box 1129 Chickaloon, Alaska 99674.

Ocean Voyages Inc.
Adventure Sailing Worldwide. Ocean Voyages Inc. Galapagos, Aegean, Caribbean, Hawaii, California, Alaska, Mexico, Pitcairn, Australia, South Pacific, Antarctica and more. Exploration and adventure on fine yachts for individuals and small groups. For brochure contact: 1709 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965 (415) 332-4681.

River Travel Center
#1 Source for the Grand Canyon. We have 16 outfitters with 3-18 day expeditions. Our Free service offers the widest choice of departure cities, dates and options: oar, paddle or motor rafts. Plus: rivers in Idaho, Utah, Oregon, California; Sea Kayak Baja, Belize, Alaska, Caribbean, more! Call now for info, brochures, & adventure: River Travel Center, Box 6W, Pt. Arena, CA
95468. 1-800-882-RAFT.

Sea Quest Expeditions/Zoetic Research
A Kayak Quest for Whales! Encounter these amazing animals from a seakayak. Join our biologist/guides on expeditions to the premier whale & wildlife-watching areas of the world. Baja, Mex.: blue whales & boobies! San Juan Islands, Wash.: killer whales & eagles! New, Alaska: humpbacks & puffins! For brochure: Sea Quest Expeditions/Zoetic Research, POB 2424A,
Friday Harbor, WA 98250. (360) 378-5767.

Suskwa Adventure Outfitters
Babine River Grizzlies–5-12 day Wilderness Rafting Expeditions on British Columbia’s Babine & Skeena, Yukon/Alaska’s Tatshenshini Rivers. Bears, Goats, Sheep, Eagles, Glaciers. 15 years experience, local operator, small groups, high quality. Suskwa Adventure Outfitters, Box 3262 Smithers, BC., Canada VOJ 2NO Ph/Fax (604) 847-2885.

Timberline Bicycle Tours
Adventure Bicycling & Hiking at its Best! Extraordinary inn-to-inn bicycling & hiking adventures in Glacier, Yellowstone, Alaska, Colorado, Canadian Rockies, Oregon Coast, Cascades, Puget Sound, Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon, Santa Fe/Taos, California’s Coast, Wine Country, Sierras, Michigan’s Northwoods, Wisconsin’s Door County, Minnesota’s Arrowhead, Nova Scotia, Prince
Edward Island–Timberline will do it all! Lodging, meals, support vans included. Road & off-road programs. Free brochure. Timberline Bicycle Tours, 7975 E. Harvard, #J, Denver, CO 80231. (303) 759-3804.

Tongass Adventures
Sea Kayak Among Whales and Icebergs! Explore Alaska’s spectacular Inside Passage. Expert guides, base camp, wilderness exploration & rentals. Tongass Adventures, Box 787, Petersburg, AK 99833. (907) 772-4600, fax (907) 772-3940.

Brooks Range/Prince William Sound: View caribou & sea otter. Trek & Float Gates of the Arctic, Arctic Refuge, Arrigetch, Noatak. Sea kayak Pr. William Sd. 25 yrs. in AK. Wilderness:Alaska, 1231-OMA, Sundance Lp, Fairbanks, AK. 99709 (907) 479-8203.

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