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The Lost Photos

The Lost Photos By: Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education At the tail end of my Alaskan trip back in August, while sorting through gear used on a 3 week trip through the Brooks Range down the Sag River, I thought I had all my belongings cleaned, organized and packed for the trip […]

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Estela Wilderness Education is Alaska Bound

Alaskan Survival Expedition 2016 This summer, Estela Wilderness Education is headed to Alaska to pair up with Mark Knapp of Mark Knapp Custom Knives for an extended hungting/fishing/survival float trip on the Sag River. Along the way, Kevin will be testing and reviewing equipment for various companies, hunting and fishing for wild game and taking […]

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Kevin Estela Arctic Circle

The Lost Photos

The Lost Photos By: Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education At the tail end of my Alaskan trip back in August, while sorting through gear used on a 3 week trip through the Brooks Range down the Sag River, I thought I had all my belongings cleaned, organized and packed for the trip […]

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Alaska Sag River Float Trip Journal

Alaskan Float Trip Journal By: Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education   In the summer of 2016, I traveled to Alaska to meet up with my friend Mark Knapp of Mark Knapp Custom Knives for a float trip down the Sagavanirktok (Sag) River. We intended to explore, hunt, fish and camp along 100 […]

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Buffalo Wool Company Apparel For Survival

Survival Woolen Apparel: Initial Impressions By: Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education I believe in stacking odds in favor of survival. In other words, I make sure to formulate my readiness plan based on logic, common sense, experience and proven performance. Far too often, aspiring outdoorsmen and women are steered toward the latest […]