Table 1. Distance traveled in kilometers by vehicle or boat from home to hunting area and distance traveled away from boat or vehicle on foot when hunting, according to responses from deer hunters interviewed on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.

Hunting pattern Minimum Maximum Median SD
Typical distance traveled away from vehicle or boat when hunting on foot 0 10 3.2 2.2
Typical distance traveled away from home to hunt 3 176 32 50.3

The distance traveled by off-island residents who used ferry access was measured from the Prince of Wales ferry terminal in Hollis, Alaska, to the hunting area.