Alaska Video: Alaska Is All About the Adventure


This is what Mission Alaska is all about…. THE ADVENTURE! Created by Premier Frontier Productions this video footage was compiled from adventures across the entire state. For more information check out Ever dreamed of exploring this beautiful place? This video gives a great sense of the raw beauty and rugged terrain this state is known for.

Thanks for the great music Noble Firs, “Night Driving” rocks the forests in this video. (From the Album Rockoon)
Special gear thanks to Pretty Fly for a White Guy, Barney’s Sports Chalet, Alpacka Raft, and Campbell Cameras.
Mission Alaska

The Pack Raft Table


Hey All,

Writer and media contributor Jon Dykes of team Mission Alaska is onto something big in the pack rafting world.  P-rafting is a revolutionary method of travel for the adventurous trekker, it has been said that p-rafts have changed the back country game. Image

 These light weight rafts open up new country across the world previous inaccessible by foot by allowing users the option to hike in deep and float their way out.  Very poplar among sportsmen enthusiast for the ability to handle relatively heavy loads with ease.  Back country anglers have found these rafts very helpful accessing lakes, rivers, and streams by foot….One issue with being a back country angler in a pack raft is there is not a firm place to hold your pack, tackle boxes, rods, cameras, your catch, etc.   

There is a solution to this….Jon an avid pack rafter and outdoors enthusiast recognized the need for a firm, lightweight, collapsable table compatible with all the various pack raft models.  Starting from scratch Jon experimented with various materials and designs to come up with the perfect fit for his p-raft.  Thus the pack raft table was born.  Here is the story from his website ( from the man himself.

Check him out online at if your interested in order one…

Garage Grown Gear

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 Jon Dykes recently forwarded a website he found which features products for the back country adventurous types looking for the next best thing.   They have great gear reviews and a plethora of information on their Online Magazine site.
Check out Its a unique and cool concept in the outdoor gear industry, as well as very true to our DIY spirit.   The pack rafting portion of the website has several cool features the experienced and the beginners will enjoy, they will drop ship you a pack raft rental via fed-ex anywhere… Check them out…
Amy is doing a week of free gear giveaways March 17-23. Some of the GIVEAWAYS they have on tap include:
-A Summit Pack from Hyperlite Mountain Gear
-Two Revelation Quilts from enLIGHTened Equipment
-A canoe paddle from Shearwater Webbed Paddles
-Tram Bars from Kate’s Real Food.
-Packraft rentals from Jackson Hole Packraft & Packraft Rentals Anywhere
-An Shades Anti-Bottle from Vapur
-And more …
Pack rafting is on the rise and many say its a back country game changer.

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