Lost Lake

        When people new to Alaska ask what they should do for a day trip, Lost Lake is always one of my first suggestions. You can bike it.  Hike it… Continue reading

Portage Pass Hike

  This year we’ve been seeking out easy hikes.  We’ve realized short and easy is enjoyable at this stage of life — much more practical with a toddler in tow. Portage Pass met… Continue reading

Spencer Glacier

Adventures in a two passenger airplane can get lonely. Woodsen and I love sharing adventures and memories together, but having good friends to adventure with really enriches the experience. The more fun adventures… Continue reading

Valley of 10,000 Smokes

Our day exploring the Valley of 10,000 smokes started at the head of the valley near the Mageik mountains. We woke up to clouds, but by the time we had packed up camp… Continue reading

Atlee’s First Time Tent Camping- Valley of 10,000 Smokes

I think it’s safe to say that Atlee’s first campground wasn’t the typical campsite you would bring your 2-month-old to. In fact, sometimes I dreamily wonder if she would win the “youngest child to… Continue reading

Finishing the Year on the Snowbird Glacier

December 31st, 2016. Well, it’s the last day of 2016, and we know that 2017 is going to be a very different year for our family. In just a few weeks I will… Continue reading

A Mini Adventure

November 8th 2016 It’s been at least a month since we’ve gone on an adventure in the airplane. We’ve realized that schedules and naps really are important and trying to do anything with a cranky,… Continue reading

Skating in Nancy Lake State Park

December 2016 Well, Decemeber has been ice skating season for us! We’ve had a string of below freezing, snowless, winter days to thank for this.  While its not the winter weather we had wished… Continue reading

Kesugi Ridge Hike

July 19th-21st 2015 Woodsen and I are last minute planners.  I think it’s a common trait of Alaskans who enjoy the outdoors.  During the summer, I find it nearly impossible to make a… Continue reading

Protected: Atlee’s Arrival

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