If your passion is the outdoors, you feel compelled to get out there often, and go as far as possible, because the time to do this is obviously limited.
Once on the bare ground, it was an easy ascent to the ridge at about 3,800 feet, where we worked around drifted snow to find a nice lunch spot.
To paraphrase famed mountaineer and entrepreneur Yvonne Chouinard “The most complicated thing a person can do is to try and keep his or her life simple.”
A good follow-on to Amy Armstrong’s “Road Rage” piece last week would be a rundown on the types of drivers one is likely to encounter on the Glenn Highway.
Out in Talkeetna, moose nuggets have been elevated to an almost spiritual status with the Annual Moose Dropping Festival.
At four weeks after knee joint replacement surgery, I am sitting on a log on the north shore of Eklutna Lake, eating and basking in the March sunshine.
I have always been a big fan of Queen Elizabeth II. I was only eight years old living in Seward when she was crowned in 1953 at the young age of 25.
In all three books, Streever delves deeply into the natural world with the sophisticated acumen of a biologist, yet with the wonder and curiosity of a child
This trail should also not be confused with the Wolverine Creek Trail, which heads directly into the Talkeetna Mountains from the bridge at Wolverine Creek.
If you journey to Hatcher Pass, summer or winter, you might feel its magical pull. It has some kind of power that draws you in and beckons you upward.