Ice Capades

Alaska's husband-and-wife team of avalanche experts work to save lives all winter, then take to their kayaks in summer

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Having rowed almost the distance of the earth’s circumference, Fesler and Fredston say when they’re done with the Arctic, possibly in a few years, they might head to Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the challenges of the south. “We know it can’t go on forever,” Fredston says. “It gets harder and harder on the knees. It takes time to recover. But we’ll keep going.”


Fesler says, “I need the wildness.”

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