Tag: Yak Trek

2019 Yak Trek – Team 2 Braves the Marsh to Beaver Camp!

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2019 Yak Trek – Team 2 Enjoying Yak Work and Beautiful Views!

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2019 Yak Trek – Team 2 Up and Over Yak Pass

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2019 Yak Trek – Team 2 Flies into Sheep Back Lake

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2019 Yak Trek – Team 1 Eyeing Peaks around Sheep Back Lake

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2019 Yak Trek Season Begins!

Our first Alaska Yak Trek of the 2019 summer season has kicked off!  The team arrived in Talkeetna for gear check and orientation, and they have now flown to the tundra and started trekking. Welcome team!

Yak Trek Team 3 Enjoying Views of the Alaska Range

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Yak Trek Team 3 at Yak Camp

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Yak Trek Team 3 at Sheep Back Lake

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Yak Trek Team 3 Takes Off!

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