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Outdoor gear being tailored more for women's physiques

...packs sold in 2002 to 113,062 so far in 2006, according to the foundation. Most of those packs are small to mid-size packs, which is in line with a trend for both sexes - more car camping and day trips than long backcountry trips.
Benefits abound for late-season camping

...campers, it's still not much of a burden. It's not like anyone has to pack anything more than a few feet when car camping. Some Kenai campgrounds do close in the fall, but most remain open at least until the snow flies. Check with the...
Road trip across Denali Highway doesn't disappoint

...fair-weather hiker by Alaskans). Driving the 135-mile unpaved Denali Highway from Cantwell to Paxson, fishing and car-camping along the way, seemed like the perfect fallback. The route snakes through bright green foothills streaked in fireweed...
Road would offer cheap vacations

...couple hundred dollars in gas, camping permits, and groceries? Heck, you could spend a week or more in the Interior car camping for next to nothing. We do it all the time, and recently took a few days to drive down to the Liard hot springs...
Address pressing needs in the fact that my tax dollars were being spent to ensure that every Alaskan could avail themselves of cheaper car-camping expeditions. Peace would be mine knowing that the road would provide solace to countless Whitehorse residents, pining...
Building a new road, ferry terminal is irresponsible

...a state should spend nearly a billion dollars on a new 68-mile road, new ferry and terminal so that they can go car-camping to Whitehorse anytime they want to? Sound off on the important issues at Listening to the pro-road group lately...
John Joseph Mulligan

...genealogy and wrote biographies for the Miner's Hall of Fame. He remained fiercely independent, doing solo winter car-camping trips, solo boat trips and cross-country driving trips into his 90's. John married Peggy Lee in 1956 and is survived...
Carry the right equipment and bake on the go

...necessities, drip sweat or precipitation, and should not give off the aroma of any kind of food. Even those who rough it by car camping attempt to get away from sidewalks, out of the house, into some fresher air wildly (or citronella) scented. Eventually...
Allyn Richard Moore Jr.

...and a member of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. He enjoyed taking things apart and fixing them, repairing cars, camping and fishing. Family members said he was a rugged outdoorsman. They said, "If anyone was in need of help, Rich...


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