June 18, 2012
Boots, Bikes, and Bombers is an intimate biography of Ginny Hill Wood, a pioneering Alaska conservationist, outdoorswoman and one of the founders of Alaska Conservation Foundation.
Born in Washington in 1917, Wood served as a Women’s Airforce Service Pilot in
World War II, and flew a military surplus airplane to Alaska in 1946. Settling
in Fairbanks, she went on to co-found Camp Denali, Alaska’s first wilderness
ecotourism lodge; helped start the Alaska Conservation Society, the state’s
first environmental organization; and applied her love of the outdoors to her
work as a backcountry guide and an advocate for trail construction and
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