Snowmachines are part of the fabric of life in places like Nome, where snowfall closes the roads to cars and trucks for months on end. Snowmachines serve a practical role, transporting people and supplies. They also allow for backcountry exploration in winter - and are sure fun to race!
It’s not often that a person can upstage Alaska’s dramatic scenery, but Richard Beneville, the owner and guide of Nome Discovery Tours, has the magnetism to do it. A former Broadway showman, he’s a man with a catch phrase (“Hello, Central!”) and a TV show, but his real performances are on his tours of this wild landscape. He artfully employs his dramatic More...