Here’s how to live your best outdoor life in Alaska this year.

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Within the Wild

More people than ever are venturing out into Mother Nature—and they’re showing no signs of slowing down. Whether you’re hitting the open road, hiking solo, or camping with a group, here’s how to live your best outdoor life this year. 

Sheldon Chalet 

Sheldon Chalet

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Perched on some of the tallest mountains in North America, this eco-conscious chalet is the ultimate backcountry lodge. Strap on a harness and explore ice crevasses and caverns in the nearby glacier.

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge 

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A separate flight to this remote luxury retreat is only half the adventure: Once you’re settled in your cabin on the Talachulitna River, a private helicopter can shuttle you to an epic via ferrata.

Tutka Bay Lodge 

Tutka Bay Lodge

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Kachemak Bay State Park is a stone’s throw away, thanks to this hotel’s private location in a nearby cove. Kayak near whales and puffins, explore the tidepools, or raise a glass in the old-growth forest bar.

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