Road Trip: Alaska’s Stunning Kenai Peninsula

Behind the wheel of the 2018 Chevy Cruze Diesel in one of America's most picturesque places

by Robert King Part test drive, part Alaskan adventure, the launch of the 2018 Chevy Cruze Diesel was nothing if not exciting. The rally took us around the Kenai Peninsula from Anchorage to Homer and back again, seeing as much uninhabited nature as the country’s biggest state has to offer. The first major stop, Exit Glacier in Seward, overwhelmed. When heading into the Kenai Fjords …

Capturing Alaska on a Cellphone

Glaciers, dogsledding and landscapes remembered through Microsoft Lumia's phone camera and software

Home to seven out of 10 of the largest national parks in the United States (and the federal government happens to be the largest landowner in the state), Alaska is, without a doubt, one of the most unique places in the country. There’s more to The Last Frontier than lots of snow, king crab legs and Denali—and in between generous helpings of reindeer sausage, we …

Off Piste: Afterglow

Catching up with the creative minds at Sweetgrass Productions, who continue to push the limits of snow cinema with an inventive and illuminating new short film

Staying true to a clear creative vision while making films that capture the attention of an audience outside the snow sports world, the team at Sweetgrass Productions has garnered respect with viewers and industry professionals the world over. Helmed by NYC native Nick Waggoner, Sweetgrass explores the human instincts and emotional landscape that underpin the very motivation we all seek in adventures, challenges and overcoming …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Viral urban legends, David O'Reilly's Mountain Game, the moon's two faces and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Wilderness Collective Explores Alaska This week, adventure purveyor Wilderness Collective released “Alaska on Snow Machines,” a short film from their recent trip. Surreal scenic shots of stunning ice caves and barren, snow-covered landscapes are accompanied by the narrative of a local Alaskan who gave up his busy life in Washington to move his family off the grid and run a remote fishing lodge. While …

Wilderness Collective Explores Alaska

Viral urban legends, David O'Reilly's Mountain Game, the moon's two faces and more in our weekly look at the web

This week, adventure purveyor Wilderness Collective released “Alaska on Snow Machines,” a short film from their recent trip. Surreal scenic shots of stunning ice caves and barren, snow-covered landscapes are accompanied by the narrative of a local Alaskan who gave up his busy life in Washington to move his family off the grid and run a remote fishing lodge. While all WC adventures encourage existential …