I was eager to explore new places after installing a brand new set of 31” Bushwheels. My first off-airport destination was an alpine 4100' high alpine hilltop located in the Talkeetna Mountains. After a few passes and go-arounds, I landed. It was just me and...

There has always been a close connection between airplanes and wilderness in Alaska since the first bold pilots ventured north not knowing what lay ahead. Even today, airplanes are vital for bush access, yet the majority of landable features and airstrips are not widely known....