October 1 marks the release of Jill Homer’s latest memoir, “Into the North Wind: A thousand-mile bicycle adventure across Alaska.” The narrative chronicles her record-breaking ride across Alaska on the historic Iditarod Trail in March 2016. The first edition of “Into the North Wind” features more than 200 color photographs of the Iditarod Trail and adventures […]
I’m finalizing details for my next book release, “Becoming Frozen: Memoir of a First Year in Alaska.” This project has been more than four years in the making. It began as an attempt to tell my own “love story” about Alaska, and how a rash decision to follow my then-boyfriend to the 49th state […]
“Ghost Trails: Journeys through a lifetime” is the tale of the often circumstantial experiences of life that can take an ordinary, frequently fearful young woman to one of the most demanding endurance races in the world — a 350-mile, largely self-supported bicycle race through Alaska’s backcountry in the winter. I wrote and published this book […]
For armchair adventurers and readers who enjoy tales of perseverance and the Alaska wilderness, “8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner’s Journeys on the Iditarod Trail,” is now available for purchase.
Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 11, “The Blow.”
Fans of the long-running adventure blog “Jill Outside” (formerly known as “Up in Alaska”) will be pleased to learn that we’re finally compiling a best-of-blog — more than six years of adventure stories and essays from Alaska, Utah, Montana, Canada, Nepal, and more. The collection includes harrowing race reports, personal […]
Well, summer has officially arrived, which means most of you are probably outdoors doing something exciting and fun rather than curling up on the couch with a good book. Still, even at the height of the sun season, it’s important to engage in some rest and relaxation as you gear up for new adventures. […]
The Cordillera Volume 2 is finished and available for purchase. The Cordillera is an anthology of Great Divide Mountain Bike Route art, literature and poetry, featuring work by Jon Billman (Outside Magazine), Paul Howard (Two Wheels on my Wagon / Eat, Sleep, Ride), Dan Koeppell (New York Times), Eddie […]
We’re preparing to release Jill Homer’s second book in June.
I grew up in Sandy, Utah, and graduated […]
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