Ben Marolf

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The Alaskan Wilderness is a Powerful Teacher.

Ben Marolf, UnCruise Expedition Leader, has led over 100 successful trips in Alaska for approximately 6500 guests.

He's also pioneered new destinations across Southeast Alaska.

He’s faced everything you can imagine and just wait until you hear his incredible stories and insights.

This interview is a unique opportunity to peek behind the curtain with one of the industry's most well-known expedition leaders.


  • What happened when his parents joined his expedition.
  • The most challenging part of guiding in Alaska.
  • Becoming the “Sommelier” of the Alaskan Wilderness
  • How You Make a Challenging Moment Fun and Engaging
  • The Difference between Type 1 and Type Fun.
  • How to Help Others Stay Calm when Facing Danger.
  • What Happened When He was Confronted by a Bear.
  • A Lesson He Learned the Hard Way.
  • The Most Difficult Expedition He’s Ever Led.
  • How to Help Your Team Keep a Positive Mental Attitude.


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