Monthly Archives: July 2011

870 Mendenhall Peninsula Rd

     870 Mendenhall Peninsula Road Our soon-to-be new home! The garage (aka Lee’s wood shop!) with a finished upstairs room.  This is where the previous owner lived while he built the main house. A wood-stove heated sauna.  A view of the … Continue reading

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Catching up on the Summer Hunting & Gathering

After two years and many attempts of hunting, fishing, etc, and the reward being only frustration, disappointment and blisters, it seems as if our luck is turning around. I have to give it to him, Lee is the most persistent … Continue reading

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27 miles of backcountry Alaska

Up Thunder Mtn … over Heintzleman Ridge … around Nugget Peak … around Split Thumb … up and over Observation Peak … traverse Salmon Ridge … drop into Granite Basin … out Perseverance Trail.  10 hours & 15 minutes. 27 … Continue reading

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All things Alaskan

Suddenly I feel like I am a true Alaskan…after living in Juneau for 5 years, I think I/we are starting to get the hang of living here.  There is bear meat in the freezer next to halibut, salmon, moose and caribou.  … Continue reading

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