Above the Alpine

Seeing Alaska by Helicopter Alaska is known for the jaw dropping views and experiences accessible to visitors and locals alike. Not long after reaching Alaska does one start to feel the burn and desire to reach the sights that fill a person with a deep sense of awe and connection. There are many ways that folks find their way to the "gems" of Alaska's [...]

By |2022-07-01T18:11:31-08:00July 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Above the Alpine

Glacier Songs

Songs of a Glacier When you think of music, what comes to mind? Some might think of orchestras, or their favorite radio tune, or maybe that jingle from a commercial that gets stuck in your head for way too long. But what about nature's songs? The migrating song birds calling, storms rolling in and cracking with [...]

By |2022-06-02T19:27:33-08:00May 30th, 2022|Alpenglow, Matanuska Glacier, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Glacier Songs

Exploring the Matanuska Kettle Ponds

Glacier Kettles Once you step onto a glacier it becomes apparent just how immense the intricacies of ice can be. Ice features specific to glaciers like seracs, moraine, ice falls, and much more, offer exposure into the cause and effects of a glaciers natural movements. It is both chaotic and beautiful. And one of our favorite features amongst the hallmark arts of Alaskan [...]

By |2022-04-20T15:44:17-08:00April 20th, 2022|Exposure Alaska, Matanuska Glacier|Comments Off on Exploring the Matanuska Kettle Ponds

The Gold Lining of Alaska

You may have heard of silver linings but in Alaska it may be more appropriate to refer to them as gold linings. The Last Frontier is known for it's gold rush history. And now, you can explore the beauty of Alaska and go on your gold finding adventure. Travel into the wilderness, explore mountains, visit historical sites, and between all these adventures, maybe [...]

By |2022-03-16T12:21:27-08:00March 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Gold Lining of Alaska

Alaska Family Vacation

An Alaska Family Vacation When you think of a family vacation what comes to mind? Maybe it's your bucket list and dreams you talk about around the dinner table. Or, it might be the stereotypes of miserable family vacations with too much time together and not a whole lot of stimulation. Either way you roll, you deserve a getaway filled with connection and [...]

By |2022-02-16T17:35:48-09:00February 16th, 2022|Alaska Luxury Camping, Camping in Alaska, Exposure Alaska, Hatcher Pass Information, Helicopter Adventures, Matanuska Glacier, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alaska Family Vacation

A Winter Snowshoe

Snowshoeing in Alaska is a great way to saunter through breathtaking landscapes. It is a great activity for groups or individuals. This winter sport offers a space for outdoor social gatherings. Simultaneously, you can enjoy the peace and quiet that comes with a traverse across a field of freshly fallen snow. This sport is inexpensive and doesn't require too much skill to navigate. Snow [...]

By |2022-01-15T07:56:54-09:00January 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Winter Snowshoe

Solo Traveling in Alaska

Solo Journey Across Alaska Traveling to a new place can be both daunting and exciting. Especially when it comes to the expansive lands of Alaska. With so much to do and places to see, this guide to solo traveling in Alaska aims to offer you more tips and tricks to a successful journey. Independently traveling through Alaska could be just the experience you [...]

By |2021-12-19T11:20:02-09:00December 15th, 2021|Alaska Backpacking, Alaska Expedition, Camping in Alaska|Comments Off on Solo Traveling in Alaska

Keeping Up

Strength in the Outdoors Pre-run Am I strong enough? This is a question most outdoors people have asked themselves at some point when planning an adventure. Especially when planning an adventure with someone you know to be a machine. Tomorrow I’m going on a 10 mile run with 4,000 ft. elevation gain, no trail and lots of bushwhacking in the Alaskan backcountry with my [...]

By |2021-11-15T13:03:23-09:00November 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keeping Up

Hiking Reed Lakes

Hiking Reed Lakes Trail Hatcher Pass is a central area for a variety of different hikes and destinations to some of Alaska's most beautiful landscapes. Alaska can be known for it's aggressive ascents and less than predictable conditions. However, these caveats can be planned for and mitigated. With that being said, many of the trailheads in Hatcher Pass create the perfect Alaska day hiking [...]

By |2021-10-04T01:42:57-08:00October 15th, 2021|Anchorage Adventure, Hatcher Pass Information, Natural Wonders of Alaska, Talkeetnah Range|Comments Off on Hiking Reed Lakes

Learning the Ropes

Ice Climbing on the Matanuska The morning time and start of the day is consistently changing in Alaska. Especially near a glacier. They create sort of a microcosm of their own weather systems. And so each day the gear and the plans change when it comes to climbing glacier ice. Ice Climbing on Glaciers Glaciers, like the Matanuska, are known for their Kendall [...]

By |2021-10-04T02:47:42-08:00September 15th, 2021|Alaska Expedition, Anchorage Adventure, Glacier Activities, Glacier Trekking, Ice Climbing, Matanuska Glacier|Comments Off on Learning the Ropes

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