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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Camping at Rabbit Lake

There is always a downside to being spoiled, and we are no exception. I get so caught up dreaming up grand adventures in the airplane that I fail to explore the simple excursions and… Continue reading

Whale on the Way to Hope

Ever wondered what a humpback whale looks like up close? I hadn’t till we were driving the Hope road and we saw a whale on the beach. It isn’t every day you get to see a… Continue reading

Dutch to Umnak by Plane

  From my trip to Unalaska February 2016 The morning of my second glorious day in Dutch began just before dawn at the Grant terminal where I met my friend and pilot Chad who… Continue reading

A Tale of Two Tusks

Anchorage has been rainy for the past few weeks and I have unashamedly been staying home and enjoying it. It’s hard for me to believe, but last week I stayed home for 2… Continue reading

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

Snapshot of the Arrigetch Peaks 

Views of Xanadu and Arial Mountain from the Arrigetch Valley. More amazing photos to come from our trip to the Gates of the Arctic this summer!

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