November 21, 2013

Eddie Ahyakak

Age: 36
Location: Barrow, Alaska
Occupation:Outdoorsman and Vice President of a Multimillion Native Corporation


  • Marathon running
  • Mountaineering and ice climbing
  • Whaling
  • Packrafting
  • Hunting and ice fishing
  • Snow belter building

Fun Fact:
Born and raised in a small Inupiat community on the banks of the Arctic Ocean, he has mountaineered in the lower 48 states and climbed 19,000-foot peaks in Ecuador.

Words of Wisdom:
"Respect the land. Although sometimes it looks and feels peaceful and serene, it is a very dangerous place. Through thoughtful planning and a calm attitude, there's always a way to survive, endure, and thrive in what seems like a dead end situation."

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