How do our Treks work?


Here at Northern Lights High Adventure we truly believe and encourage the role that comradery plays in scouting, and in life.

While on our treks all participants, scouts and scout leaders, belong to a crew. This crew is then led by a chosen crew leader, or Senior Patrol Leader (SPL). Along with the crew there will be a NLHA Trek Leader who knows the trails and wild regions that you will be travelling into.

Our guides include a plethora of Eagle Scouts from accross the country who know the regions of Alaska like locals. Not only are they well equipped with years of scouting experience, but they are eager and ready to help make your Alaskan backcountry trip one in a lifetime!

NLHA crews hike and paddle through massive wilderness areas, where solitude allows for deeper meditation while the rugged terrain provides physical challenge. 

Out here in Alaska, the wilderness is both the classroom and instructor during Northern Lights High Aventure expeditions.




The premier Alaskan High Adventure outdoor experience for scouts. Backpacking, hiking, canoeing, fishing and more!

Thank you for your interest in the programs of the Northern Lights High Adventure Base. The Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America, based in Fairbanks, Alaska, operates the Base.

The mission of the Base is to provide a remote outdoor experience to youth and adults within the Scouting program.

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