Alsek River

Northbound

Rafting the Alsek River

Renowned for large rapids, Himalaya-like mountain valleys and glaciers, the Alsek is a wilderness treasure unlike any other – including the Tatshenshini.

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Conservation & Science

How We Saved an International Treasure

What began as a search for old aerial photographs of the Alsek River and glaciers in northern Canada and Alaska, led to the discovery of an international treasure documenting the world’s largest non-polar ice cap.

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Conservation & Science

A Glacial Primer

These days there is much talk of glaciers. Chiefly because, from Kilimanjaro to the Antarctic, they are shrinking. This makes them all the more a “trophy” experience!

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