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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Product of the Month!

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Here is our very own CJ Stewart on the new TV show, Win the Wilderness - Alaska,

set to air on BBC this coming Sunday evening. Filmed primarily at Lost Lake Scout Camp and Northern Lights High Adventure Base, the show takes contestants on a journey to see who is best suited to win a home of their dreams in the Alaskan wilderness. Check out the clip, then read and watch more on their site. The show is out on Netflix right now.

Sign up today, for your trek in Alaska. We still have some slots available for 2020 and we are taking reservations for 2021. Call 907-452-1976 for more information.


Northern Lights High Adventure Base Update

2019 Signups are now finalized. This year is going to be a busy season and hold many adventures for scouts from across the United States. 
We have Troops or Crews from as far away as Florida and Connecticut traveling this summer to experience as much of Alaska as possible! Some are headed down the Yukon River and others are hiking around Denali. Others still are trying their hand at catching Salmon and Gold panning. They run a serious risk of filling their tummies and possibly striking it rich! 
Whatever adventure and thrills they are seeking.  The High Adventure Base treks really get out and around this year as well. We will be visiting the villages or cities of Homer, Valdez, Denali, Eagle, Circle, Anchorage and Fairbanks as well as throughout the Alaskan, Chugach, Yukon and White Mountain Ranges.  
We are confident they will have memories of this years visit to Alaska for the rest of their lives! AlaskacompareUSAmap

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