Featured photo credit: Penny Knuckles, National Park Service

Join Fairbanks author Michael Engelhard Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at Silver Gulch as he reads from, signs, and discusses his new memoir: Arctic Traverse: A Thousand-Mile Summer of Trekking the Brooks Range. The book goes on sale from Mountaineer Books on April 1. It is available for to order online now, and copies will be on sale at this different kind of book launch event. Michael will also share clips from Bruce “Buck” Nelson’s documentary: Alone Across Alaska. See Michael’s Fairbanks Daily News Miner interview (PDF link at end of post) published on March 31. Listen to his interview on the AK Outdoor Explorer program which airs on April 4 at 10am and 8PM on KSKA 91.1.

This event will be held  at  Silver Gulch Brewing and Bottling Company in Fox, Alaska. It is the fourth and final presentation in the Fairbanks Paddlers’ 2024 winter/spring slideshow series. Doors will open at 5:30 pm with a limited menu plus beverages available. Food service will end when the presentation starts at 7 p.m. Please support Silver Gulch for generously hosting our events at no charge to the club. Bring a friend or make a dinner date with a partner. Come early and enjoy good food, beverages and meet up with old friends and new ones from the paddling community.  The presentation is free and open to the public.

Silver Gulch is located at 2195 Old Steese Highway North in Fox, Alaska.

Photo credit: Melissa Guy

About Michael Engelhard

A veteran wilderness guide, anthropologist, and recipient of a Rasmuson Individual Artist Award, Michael Engelhard is the editor and author of several books, including Ice Bear and No Walk in the Park.  His other new book: What the River Knows: Essays from the Heart of Alaska releases June 1, 2024, and is also available for pre-order.