For many backpackers, Alaska’s Brooks Range is as deep as it gets: Lonely black peaks, roaming brown bears, and expansive tundra rolls off to the Arctic edge of the world. Many of us will never get there, but thanks to Expedition Arguk, you can feel like you have. Their haunting film The World Beyond the World – set to Brooks Range explorer Robert Marshall’s evocative 1929 text “Alaska Wilderness: Exploring the Brooks Range” – chronicles their 300-mile journey by foot and packraft in 2013 with gorgeous photos and subtle animation. Watch:
Am I the only one who just booked a trip to Alaska? Somehow I doubt it.