Tales from the Arctic

John moved to the North Slope of Alaska when he was seven years old. He has spent nearly twenty years in various corners of Alaska. This section contains stories of his experiences during those years.

Tales of Denali
An account of my 1994 traverse of Denali, up the West Buttress and down the Muldrow routes.
Togiak Herring
Description of the Togiak Herring fishery, and my role in it.
Rain and Butterscotch Schnapps
Taking my mother down a wild and scenic river.
Wilderness Gold
A story of our canoe trip down the Fortymile river in Eastern Alaska, written as a destination story for Canoe & Kayak magazine.
Tales of Fish & Game
Humorous letters from field camps, 1994-1997.
  1. State Employee Exhibit
  2. Ugashik Crew Report
  3. Sheenjek Part 1
  4. Sheenjek Part 2

  • Headed to a Chinese wedding reception at the Joy Palace, no , not that kind of Joy Palace. 11 years 42 weeks ago
  • Alki walk, some football, and a wedding reception tonight. 11 years 42 weeks ago
  • you two are fantastic. 11 years 42 weeks ago
  • It's gameday! Couple things to take care of then off to CenturyLink to watch the beat ! 11 years 43 weeks ago
  • I hope wearing a bathrobe while deploying code to production never stops being fun. 11 years 43 weeks ago
  • My head, it pounds. 11 years 43 weeks ago
  • Great afternoon at the NW Events show. Mmm good food too! 11 years 43 weeks ago
  • Hello Jellybean, welcome to my phone! 11 years 43 weeks ago
  • that is awesome. 11 years 43 weeks ago
  • 16.5 lbs lost at the final weigh in before wife gets back today. 11 years 43 weeks ago