The cover of Summer/Fall 2012 Appalachia journal
The new Appalachia journal is out. Five writers tell why they went to Alaska and why they stayed or didn’t. Subscribe here.
North to Alaska: One erstwhile Northeasterner’s ongoing journey toward
the Elysium of his dreams. · JEFF FAIR
Loving and Leaving the 49th State: Balancing life, adventure, and
family. · MATT HEID
Why Alaska? A sudden job offer changed a woman’s life.
· DEBRA MCKINNEY
A Wolf Called Romeo: He was supposed to have gone. · NICK JANS
Covered in Ice: A landscape too large to see. · BLAIR BRAVERMAN
I write about a little-known priest who led the first successful climb of Mount McKinley (Denali).
Who Led the First Ascent of Denali? Hudson Stuck, archdeacon of the
Yukon. · CHRISTINE WOODSIDE
Timber, Shotgun, Boot, and Ski: Traditional meets modern at Gorman
Chairback Lodge and Cabins. · ANDREW RIELY
Mountain Voices: Bill Arnold. A life exploring and rescuing in the White
Mountains. · DOUG MAYER AND REBECCA ORESKES
Ding ’Em Down, Revisited: Two generations in the AMC Huts.
· DOUGLASS P. TESCHNER