Working in photography, I don’t get a chance to photograph in groups very often. It has been so refreshing to join this National Geographic Student Expedition in Denali over the last few days and see the excitement of all the students in the group, whether it be the photography-focused students or the wildlife-focused group.… Read More

Team Nat Geo Alaska at Kayakers Cove.
July 15, 2015 | High School

In high spirits from the glacier trek and ice climbing we did yesterday in Seward, we made our way by ferry to Kayakers Cove. The setting is incredible, and we bid both technology and electricity farewell for a few days.  We spent the morning and afternoon kayaking around the area, appreciating the coastal landscapes and… Read More

We were lucky to catch sight of this grizzly bear as it made its way down the side of a mountain in Denali National Park. Due to unusually warm temperatures, the bears have kept to higher altitudes to stay cool this summer. It is estimated that there are between 300 to 350 grizzlies in Denali National Park.   Photo by trip leader Mike Diaz.
July 5, 2015 | High School

After a great few days in Anchorage, we headed North toward Denali National Park.  Once there, we hopped on a shuttle bound for the Eielson Visitor Center for a four-hour journey that took us some 67 miles inside the park. Each year, people flock here from all over the world to see Denali’s Big Four: moose, caribou, Dall… Read More

Exploring the toe of Byron Glacier.
July 8, 2014 | High School

Over the past few days we hiked through Denali National Park and Preserve (much of the time in a cool summer rain), had an amazing experience sighting and photographing caribou on a hillside, hiked to a glacier, posed for pictures in front of the bus used in the film “Into the Wild,” trekked up a… Read More