Roman Dial


An Adventure in Wrangell-St. Elias

By Andrew Skurka / May 28, 2010 /

Cordova, Alaska Alaska-Yukon Expedition: Packrafting Adventures with Roman Dial (Video) Yesterday I reached the Gulf of Alaska (Pacific Ocean) after a five-day paddle of the Copper River and some of its tributaries. National Geographic photographer Michael Brown and his “photo assistant” (also uber Alaskan wilderness adventurer) Roman Dial joined me for the float and for…

How to contribute to the search for Cody Roman Dial, son of legendary Alaskan Roman Dial

By Andrew Skurka / August 5, 2014 /

Cody Roman Dial, the 27-year-old son of legendary Alaskan wilderness adventurer Roman Dial, has been missing for several weeks in Costa Rica. Roman is down there now to help with the search, while Peggy, Roman’s wife and Cody’s mother, helps to coordinate things from Anchorage. Details about the progress of the search are limited, as you might…

Book review: The Adventurer’s Son, by Roman Dial

By Andrew Skurka / February 25, 2020 /

Nearly six years ago, Cody Roman Dial went missing in Costa Rica on what was supposed to be a four-day solo hike through Corcovado National Park. Twenty-two torturous months later, his family — including mother Peggy, sister Jazz, and father Roman, the legendary Alaskan adventurer — and friends finally got closure, when a local miner…