Riding Alaska’s Autumn Wave

Fall in Alaska is magnificent, but short, which is why it pays to follow along and flail like hell to grasp every colorful moment.

By Ken Marsh

Alaska’s old-time prospectors had a saying that gold is where you find it. And where you find it may surprise you. A friend who once dredged for gold north of the Arctic Circle was shocked to discover a small fortune in nuggets and flakes not in…