Published Dec 9. 2015 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Dec 9. 2015

Alaska Cross Cultural Exploration

"Veterans and inner-city youth share similar troubles. But they also have one important thing in common: the healing power of wild rivers. Getting outdoors onto protected, public lands inspires hope in both groups. It inspires hope in all of us. Let’s conserve our lands and our waters for generations of today and tomorrow."– Chad Brown

August 2015 was a groundbreaking month – not just for Soul River Inc but for the 12 inner-city youth, seven veterans, and four volunteers who bravely embarked on our fist Alaska Expedition to the Kenai Peninsula. From Portland, Oregon to Anchorage, Alaska, we journeyed into Alaska’s wild and rugged Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The group expected the unexpected as well as the awe inspiring beauty of Alaska as we all came together on wild, scenic rivers while utilizing the art of fly fishing to build incredible outdoor skills and authentic relationships in Mother Nature’s rawest and rugged environment.

If you would like to DONATE TO SRRW 2016 PLEASE CLICK HERE. http://www.soulriverinc.org/how-can-you-help/

Big Thank you to Sponsors: U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, LOOP USA, SIMMS, ORVIS, MOUNTAIN HOUSE, COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR, TROUT UNLIMITED, FAIR FLIES, RAINEY FLIES, DAIICHI HOOKS, EVOLTWIN, OBDK , LEE KUEPPER ALASKAN GUIDE LOOP PRO TEAM, BOB TRIGGS, BIG STICK FLY FISHING, REX SPECS, SEARUN PURSUITS, ABBEY CREEK VINEYARD & OUTSIDE MAGAZINE

Originator: 
Submitter: 
Martin Joergensen

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