In Alaska, places without roads are quite common. In fact, “Bush” Alaska takes up most of the state. I once lived in an Alaskan village where the main modes of transportation were four wheelers and boats. Some people have difficulty imagining what it would be like to live in a place with no roads, but … More No Roads Alaska and the Serenity of Halibut Cove
Growing up in Georgia, I didn’t really do much day hiking. When I did go into the woods, it was for camping or backpacking for several days. Later in life, I learned about serenity and myself through longer stretches in nature so I preferred that method over day hiking because in my mind, a day … More Hiking and Grabbing Alaska Peaks
I wrote about the Oosik last year too, but I have to say that this year’s course was nothing in comparison because we had hills, we had spills, and we had general idiots on those trails! This race is for all walks of life, in costume, not in costume…skier…..don’t have a clue how to ski? … More Swills and Spills at the longest classic ski race in Alaska, the OOsik!
So, I don’t usually do bucket lists, which is surprising because I love lists! I prefer narrowing down to some goals, but really, that is kind of my bucket list. For example: This year, I hope to get to my 4th continent Do a water trip in southeast Alaska Catch my first king See Kodiak … More An Alaskan Outdoor Bucket List
Happy New Year to all of my followers and fellow bloggers! I hope you meet all of your 2014 goals, and do it surrounded by love, peace, and happiness! I know 2014 has begun, but for future reference, here are my tips for how to ring in the New Year like an Alaskan: 1. Unlike … More How to ring in the New Year like an Alaskan