Last updated: December 7, 2021
What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible.
Meet your guide(s) in Anchorage for a pre-trip meeting.
Fly from Anchorage to Port Alsworth, flying over Cook Inlet, through the spectacular Lake Clark Pass and over the immense Lake Clark. In Port Alsworth transfer to a float plane for a short flight to Twin Lakes. We will camp on lower Twin Lake on a nice gravel ridge with commanding views and good hiking.
Explore the area on foot. We can day hike to Dick Proeneke’s cabin one day and another great day hike around Emerson creek. Emerson woods has tall cottonwoods with generations of Goshawks, and not far up creek there is a canyon to explore (wolverine seen at mouth of it, Dipper nest near falls) and a fine valley above where caribou are often grazing. Or we can head for the high country and enjoy vistas and blueberries on the mountain sides. Our time is ours to enjoy the park.
One last cast of the fishing rod. One last photo of sunrise over the lake, and its time to pack our tents. Weather permitting we meet the float plane for the flight back to Port Alsworth and then back to Anchorage.