FORMAT: MULTI-REGION What's this?Alaska
is one of the last wildernesses on Earth. It's the largest and northernmost state in the USA and has more miles of coastline than all of the other 49 states put together. It is home to a staggering 3 million lakes, 5,000 glaciers and the highest peak in North America.
Globe Trekker Ian Wright
begins his journey on the banks of the Yukon River
in the small town of Eagle
. From Eagle he travels to the town of Chicken
, parties with the locals, goes on a tour in a 1946 light aircraft and pans for gold in the Fortymile River
. Ian then travels north to the twin towns of Kennicott and McCarthy
situated in Wrangell-St Elias National Park
. The next leg of his journey takes Ian up the Prince William Sound
to the town of Seward, the departure point for a sea kayaking trip. From Seward
he travels to Homer
, stopping off at the Kenai River
to try his hand at salmon fishing. The final leg of Ian's journey takes him north, past Mt McKinley
and up above the Arctic Circle
to the land of the midnight sun.Click here
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Also includes additional bonus treks featuring Bradley Cooper...