Not Your Ordinary Wilderness Trip
Alaska is all about the extraordinary – from its size, remoteness, beauty, and wildlife and this trip is the definition of Alaska – remote, rugged and scenic.
Operating in the Kilbuck Mountains centered near the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge and the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, this trip offers backcountry enthusiasts the ultimate opportunity to experience the wilds of Alaska firsthand. Whether your pleasure is camping from a single base camp along the shores of a clear mountain lake or backpacking across literally thousands of square miles of remote Alaskan wilderness; or paddling on the hundreds of miles of remote rivers and lakes; the choice is yours. At approximately 1,000,000 acres in size or about the size of the State of Rhode Island, the area is completely remote and accessible only by plane and as such has remained virtually untouched and unseen by people, meaning that you’ll be able to experience the wilds of Alaska in virtual solitude.
Explore Wild Alaska!
From the ragged mountain peaks to the lush valley floors, this is the true wilds of Alaska and as such be prepared to see an endless variety of wildlife, including the brown bear in their natural environment.
If you’re looking for an adventure of a lifetime, regardless of whether you are an experienced or a novice wilderness traveler, here’s your chance to fulfill that dream.
Dates and Pricing
Interested in booking this trip? If you have not yet received pricing please request it here, and be sure to reference the trip number at the top of this page. Please note that reservations are not considered finalized until agreed upon deposit is received. This ensures agreed upon dates and current pricing. Quality outfitters are in high demand so let us know right away, as some trips do book years in advance.
This Fully Customizable Wilderness Trip Includes:
- Remote access to the Alaskan wilderness.
- Air transportation to and from your wilderness destination.
- The ability to choose multiple activities – hiking, camping, backpacking, fishing, paddling.
- Guide (minimum 4:1 client to guide ratio). *There is an unguided option as well.
- All food and camp amenities (including cooking equipment and eating utensils).
- Backpacking tents.
- Incredible scenery and wildlife.
- You’re welcome to bring your own gear if you wish. See the suggested gear list below.
- Airfare to Bethel, Alaska.
- Sleeping bags.
- Personal items and clothing.
- Personal safety devices.
- Post trip accommodations in Bethel, Alaska if needed.
- Trip Insurance is highly recommended for any trip to Alaska.
Customize Your Alaska Adventure
Whether your ideal trip includes staying in one place or being constantly on the move, the beauty of this trip is that it is totally customizable to your individual needs.
One of the best ways to explore the remote and stunning Alaskan wilderness is on foot. Once you are dropped off at the start of your trip, you will have the opportunity to do endless hiking; travelling across the varied and remote Alaskan wilderness in areas rarely if at all traveled by anyone. Whether you choose to hike a high alpine pass, a river valley, along a lake shore or on the tundra, where you travel on this trip and the type of terrain and scenery you see will be yours to decide.
At approximately 1,000,000 acres in size or about the size of the State of Rhode Island, the area is completely remote and is accessible only by plane and as such has remained virtually untouched and unseen by people, meaning that you’ll be able to experience the wilds of Alaska in virtual solitude. This trip will afford you the opportunity to develop an intimate connection with the Alaskan wilderness in a way very few others have.
For some, camping means driving a motorhome to a paved campground or to a park and relaxing. That is NOT what you are going to find on this trip! This is a remote wilderness trip. Your accommodations, along with all your gear will be in your backpack. Once you step foot into the Alaskan wilderness and start hiking, you be able to decide where and for how long to set up camp. Whether your pleasure is camping from a single base camp along the shores of a clear mountain lake or backpacking across literally thousands of square miles of remote Alaskan wilderness; the choice is yours. This trip will afford you the opportunity to create a trip suited to you – whether you are a seasoned or inexperienced wilderness traveler, this trip is your adventure to live.
On this trip should you choose, you will be able to see first-hand why Alaska is considered a World class, anglers paradise for trout, salmon, grayling, or dolly varden. Whether you choose to float down a meandering river fishing, or fish on a glacial mountain lake, the choice is your yours. If you want to spend a relaxing afternoon fishing from camp after a day of backpacking or if you are a seasoned fly fisherman; every day will afford you a new opportunity, all at your leisure, in total solitude and in a remote wilderness setting.
The endless Alaskan rivers, lakes and streams serve to connect the Alaskan wilderness. And while the choice is yours, if you want a true complete Alaskan wilderness experience, traveling on the water is definite must, as the waterways of Alaska will allow you to move seamlessly through the Alaskan wilderness and afford you the opportunity of seeing the every changing Alaskan scenery and the abundant and varied wildlife all at a pace you choose. On this trip you will be paddling using pack rafts which you will be carry in your backpacks, which will afford you the best way to experience Alaska’s remote wilderness.
You’ll be led by an amazing group of highly knowledgeable pilots and guides.
They all love the outdoors and consider it a great privilege to work in the Alaskan wilderness. Their goal is to work with each and every client to tailor a trip that meets their needs and delivers a truly incredible Alaskan wilderness experience.
*For every trip, there is a minimum 4:1 client to guide ratio.
- All you need to do is get to Bethel, Alaska and we’ll take care of you from there!
- Clients arrange their own flights into Anchorage and then onto Bethel, Alaska.
- Once in Bethel Alaska you will be met at the airport by the outfitter and then you’ll board a float plane to start your Alaskan wilderness adventure.
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