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Below is a list of our operation vendors and supporting gear partners.

Lodging Partners


Comfort, convenience and natural wonders come together to create a relaxing respite for visitors to the Copper Whale Inn.


Their 92-room cedar hotel, many rooms newly built in 2015, all rooms with decks overlooking the Nenana River, located in Denali National Park, provides an accommodation experience as no other property in Denali can.


Located in the heart of Wrangell-St.Elias National Park, Devils Mountain Lodge is owned and operated by the Elis Family. With homesteading roots going back 50 years, their lodge’s authenticity is only second to their hospitality.


Conveniently located in the heart of Seward, AK, the Harborview Inn is your ideal accommodation choice while visiting the area. We pride ourselves in providing a relaxed setting and up-to-date amenities with personal touch service


Located in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska, each of the Hotel Captain Cook’s 547 luxury accommodations of rooms and suites offer a stunning view of the neighboring Cook Inlet or the Chugach Mountains. Hotel Captain Cook is Alaska’s member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.


Kennicott Glacier Lodge is the only lodge located in the historic town of Kennicott, Alaska. The Lodge has spectacular views of the Kennicott Glacier, Mount Blackburn, and the Chugach Mountains and most of the activities in the area begin right across the street from us.

Pike’s Waterfront Lodge – Fairbanks

Pike’s Waterfront Lodge offers comfortable rooms many with scenic views, a steam room & sauna, riverside deck, restaurant, a comfortable lounge, and wireless Internet in the public areas and most sleeping rooms. We offer Aveda aromatherapy room amenities. Our hotel is minutes from the Fairbanks Alaska airport, next door to famous Pike’s Landing restaurant.


This 4,000-square-foot bed and breakfast is in a quiet, downtown Anchorage location, atop a bluff overlooking Cook Inlet. The heart of Alaska’s largest city — shops, restaurants and the Coastal Trail — is nearby. Decks provide sweeping water and mountain views. Mount Susitna, known locally as “Sleeping Lady,” is framed by 6-foot windows on both levels of the B&B. Mount McKinley, other Alaska Range peaks and Aleutian Range volcanoes are visible on a clear day.

The Farm Lodge is located in Port Alsworth, the headquarters for Lake Clark National Park. Lodging is in modern accommodations on the waterfront. The lodge overlooks Hardenberg Bay, mid way down Lake Clark on the east side. Lake Clark itself is over 35 miles long and offers access to numerous fishing holes and beautiful scenery. From the lodge you can walk to the Lake Clark National Park Service Visitor’s Center, the Tanalian Falls, and Kontrashibuna Lake.

The Lakefront Anchorage

Set on the shore of Lake Spenard next to Lake Hood, The Lakefront Anchorage has daily flightseeing and fishing pickups from its own dock, from which you can also gaze at floatplanes with the majestic Chugach Mountains behind. Getting here is a breeze. Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is a mile away and downtown Anchorage is just four miles out.

Located on the picturesque waterfront of Valdez Harbor, the BEST WESTERN Valdez Harbor Inn offers superior Valdez hotel accommodations with a wide range of onsite amenities and services. For whatever brings you to Alaska, our hotel helps you make the most of your stay.

Outdoor Gear

Backcountry Access

When we equip you for the backcountry, we work to equip you not only with gear, but with knowledge to make informed decisions. That’s why we support all of our products with a consumer education program and the most knowledgeable customer service staff in the industry. Our mission is to save lives, not just sell products. This is how we measure success. The bottom line: don’t get caught in the first place. Get educated, choose your terrain according to the conditions, and communicate clearly. Our hope is that you’ll never use any of our rescue gear–except for practice. We want you to be a BCA customer for life.

Black Diamond Equipment, Inc.

Black Diamond designs and manufactures equipment for rock climbers, ice climbers, boulderers, alpinists and backcountry skiers.

Founded in 2005, with the partnership of professional skier and ski designer Stephan Drake and leading ski engineer Peter Turner, both were inspired by a vision to make perfect skis worthy of those who live and breathe the sport.


Hilleberg is a family owned company with 40 years of experience in manufacturing lightweight, all-season tents of the highest quality

Mountain Hardwear

Founded in 1993, Mountain Hardware is a California based company that manufactures outdoor clothing, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, and gloves.

Mountain Safety Research

MSR® makes the world’s most spacious, reliable tents and shelters offering campers, backpackers and travelers the best livability.

Outdoor Research

Outdoor Research manufactures a fine line of outdoor and climbing equipment and clothing.


Nontraditional and unconventional by both hard-shell and inflatable standards, the SOAR inflatable canoe has gained a reputation as “the most versatile adventure crafts in the world”.


Owned and operated by Justin Ritter, Northern Illustrations is our local go to for all things graphic related.

Industry Partners

Adventure Green Alaska

AGA is the only certification program for tourism businesses operating in Alaska that meet rigorous, specific standards of economic, environmental, and social sustainability. AGA encourages tourism businesses to evaluate their operations and determine whether they use – or could be using – best management and sustainability practices.

Adventure Travel Trade Association

Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) serves more than 900 members in 80 countries worldwide. Members predominantly include tour operators, tourism boards, specialty agents and accommodations with a vested interest in the sustainable development of adventure tourism. The ATTA delivers solutions and connections that propel members towards their business goals and the industry toward a responsible and profitable future.

ATIA works tirelessly to provide marketing resources, education opportunities and advocacy statewide to our members and promote the Alaska tourism industry as one of the state’s major economic forces.

Sustainable Travel International

Sustainable Travel International is the world’s leading organization that is harnessing the power of travel and tourism as a force for good. We help communities, businesses and governments build a better future for themselves and their environments through travel and tourism.

Visit Anchorage is the official source for Anchorage, Alaska and Southcentral Alaska travel information on everything from outdoor adventures to metropolitan amenities.

Air Taxis

Brooks Range Aviation

Brooks Range Aviation is located in Bettles, Alaska. They provide complete outfitting and air transportation. Jay and Judy Jespersen are carrying on that excellence in “bush flying”. Pilot and owner, Jay, has spent thousands of hours flying the Brooks Range.

Golden Eagle Outfitters

We provide a variety of options for Alaskan wilderness adventures. Our services include Alaska flightseeing trips that will allow you to view many of Alaska’s natural wonders from high up. Alaska Flightseeing is one of the best ways to spot large herds of animals and to behold the rugged beauty that makes Alaska’s Wilderness so legendary. We also offer drop-off Alaska float trips on wild Alaskan rivers, drop off Alaska unguided fishing trips, and Alaska air transportation for remote hiking and camping. Our Alaska Air Service offers access to many glaciers high in Alaska’s mountain wilderness.

K2 Aviation

The Rust family who owns and operates K2 Aviation has been flying Alaska’s back country since 1963. K2 Aviation is a National Park Service approved concessionaire with an excellent safety record. We have an extremely experienced staff and we love what we do.

Katmai Air

Katmai Air is dedicated to ensuring that you experience Alaska’s best by accessing Alaska’s wilderness in a safe and comfortable manner.

Lake & Pen Air

Lake and Pen Air is home based at Port Alsworth on the scenic and spectacular Lake Clark, approximately 175 air miles SW of Anchorage. If you make your way through the Lake Clark Pass and right near the Lake Clark National Park Headquarters, you’ll find us there. The primary target of the company is SW Alaska but we fly most of the great state of Alaska as the need arises.

Owned and directed by native Alaskan, Glen Alsworth, Sr, who has logged over 30,000 hours of flight time, Lake Clark Air is one of the only licensed and insured air taxi operations in the area that covers the entire state of Alaska, including both Lake Clark and Katmai National Parks.

Rust’s Flying Service

Family-owned and operated since 1963, Rust’s has an unsurpassed safety record and an overwhelming enthusiasm for Alaska aviation.

Wrangell Mountain Air

Wrangell Mountain Air has been the leading provider of flight services in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park since 1992. Our base of operations in McCarthy is located at the end of the 60 mile long McCarthy Road and deep within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Being located near the geographic center of the Park gives us easy and affordable access to what has been called “North America’s Mountain Kingdom”

Wright Air Service

The continuing success of Wright Air can be contributed to its commitment to safety in all its operations. It is their intention to maintain and operate with the highest of safety standards. Employees must operate within the scope of all Company policies and FAA regulations. It is the specific direction of Wright Air that Safety have the highest priority in all operations.

Outdoor Cuisine

Alaska Sausage & Seafood

Alaska Sausage and Seafood is known for our smoked seafood, including our line of delicious smoked salmon, as well as our gourmet Alaskan sausages with reindeer meat. Let your friends, family, or clients “taste the best” of these Alaskan treats with one of our gourmet gift packages.

North Bay Trading Co.

Established in 1987, North Bay Trading Co is a family business which delivers high quality food to commercial and retail customers.

Conservation Partners

Leave No Trace

The member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands.

As in nature, we have strength in numbers. National Wildlife Federation works closely with those who span the social and political spectrum, but who are connected by a common commitment to conservation. Our ability to meet the needs of wildlife is inextricably linked to the amazing individuals, groups, organizations and corporations we call our supporters. Together, we form a pack, leveraging our influence to safeguard America’s wildlife and wild places.

Renewable Resources Coalition

The mission of the Renewable Resources Coalition is to preserve and protect the ongoing viability of Alaska’s abundant fishing and hunting resources and the lands and waters they need to survive.

Trout Unlimited is working with anglers, local communities and businesses to stop Pebble Mine and put long-term protections in place for Bristol Bay Alaska. Bristol Bay is home to one of the most sought after angling experiences on the planet. Tucked away in an isolated corner of southwest Alaska, famed rivers such as the Kvichak, Nushagak and Upper Talarik Creek pulse with the world’s largest run of sockeye salmon and boast monster rainbow trout that haunt the dreams of anglers world-wide.

Travel Partners

Big Swig Tours

Imagine your frosty cold pint with a storyteller sidecar and your imagining an afternoon with Big Swig.