ICE SKATING LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE

in the Alaskan back-country

Written by Secret Compass

This is backcountry ice-skating. No, not skiing, yes you’ve seen that before. We’re talking about the practice of hunting for wild ice. Rivers, lakes, glacial lagoons and through ice caves. If you’ve got the ice to support it, what better way to access the backcountry? Filmed in Alaska over the course of two winters, Wild Ice features nordic bladers, hockey players, figure skaters, and a few adventurous puppies. Now, where are those ice skates?

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