Category Archive: Exploring Alaska

Across Alaska – Council to McCarthy

Across Alaska -Council to Mccarthy -June 24th- July 1st, 2015 I pick up the story of our big summer adventure in Council, a small town (if you can call it that) on the… Continue reading

Sun & Fun in Dutch Harbor

February 1st, 2016 Dutch Harbor (also known as Unalaska) has long been on my list of places to visit. Last summer we had considered a summer trip to Dutch and Umnak (the island just… Continue reading

Geocache 2016

May marks the beginning of a few weeks of aviation fun in Alaska. First we visit the aviation gathering hosted by the Airmens Association, then a few days later we head out to… Continue reading

Goose Bay On Skates

March 9th 2016. On the way back from flying the Iditarod we saw what we thought would be pretty good ice for Ice skating at Goose Bay. Last summer the mud flats at… Continue reading

Eklutna by Ice

Well, Anchorage just set a new record and needless to say it’s not one we are excited about! This February we logged 37 days without any snowfall, a record that had stood since 1958. Thanks to… Continue reading

Ski Day in Turnagain

A week or so ago Woodsen had added a Ski day to the calendar after hearing that Turnagain had gotten a fresh layer of snow. Little did we know how well we had picked… Continue reading

Serpentine Hot Springs

This summer during our trip touring the Seward Peninsula we followed the coast to Whales then turned East to Serpentine Hot Springs. Serpentine is approximately 85 miles North of Nome and is only… Continue reading

Fall Glory at Lake George.

When the leaves start to turn in Alaska I always breathe a sigh of relief. As much as I love summer it’s a manic season, always rushing from one trip to the next.… Continue reading

Across Alaska Part III- Exploring the Seward Peninsula

As hard as it was to leave our personal beach at the Moon Mountains, the stunning and ever changing coastline was a great distraction. It wasn’t long before we were swept into the… Continue reading

Across Alaska- Part II The Moon Mountains

After arriving in Nome the plan was to unpack the plane, take what we would need for the next few days, and set off to explore the peninsula. This was the part of the… Continue reading