Category Archives: Camping & Outdoor Adventures

Winter Is Here!

Pretty much the first snow of the year was a full blown winter storm! 10 – 14 inches! I had the day off today so I stayed put and enjoyed the snow.  Neka did not like the snow … she … Continue reading

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Myriah’s Tours the Ice Caves

Neka and I played trail guide and took Myriah out to the ice caves so that she too could experience this Alaskan phenomenon! I took these pictures without a flash in order to appropriately capture the glacial blue color, any … Continue reading

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Mendenhall Ice Caves

Lee and I hiked West Glacier Trail to check out the ice caves that are melting out into the Mendenhall Glacier.  Neka of course accompanied us as the ever-faithful trail dog!  I have been hearing a lot about them and … Continue reading

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Biking the Golden Highway

It has been on my “Alaska Bucket List” to ride the Golden Highway (Haines to Skagway) by bicycle for awhile now.  All spring and summer I have been searching, coaxing, begging for someone to ride with me.  Finally one night a friend … Continue reading

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Turner Lake Camping and Hunting Trip

Lee and I took Mom and Dad to the Turner Lake Cabin (one of the many state forest service cabins that you can rent out).  We boated down the Channel to the Taku Inlet, anchored in the Inlet, took the jet … Continue reading

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First Camping Trip of 2013!

7 people and a dog loaded into a boat on Saturday and headed to Lincoln Island for the first camping trip of the season!  There is a new forest service cabin there and myself and Lee and Neka, Shawn and … Continue reading

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Family Ski to the Glacier

Taking advantage of the beautiful Sunday afternoon to ski up to the Mendenhall Glacier. Sunday turned out to be beautiful and balmy … well, 32 degrees is warm compared to 10 degrees!!  Lots of other people and dogs were also out with … Continue reading

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