Harvest Season

Harvest Season

It’s harvest season in Alaska.  The salmon are running, wild game are abundant and the berries are bursting with sun-sweetened goodness!  From Anchorage to Cordova we have come across salmonberries, watermelon berries, wild strawberries, low-bush blueberries,...
Welcome to Trail Bites

Welcome to Trail Bites

This section of my website will serve to provide locals and visitors an up-to-date ‘adventure report’ for South Central Alaska. Many of our recreational activities are seasonal or weather-dependent and having a real-time report can be game-changing. Turn to this...
Chugach Front Range Link-Up

Chugach Front Range Link-Up

Matt Shryock and I completed the Link-Up last summer, and I’ve been meaning to write about it ever since.  It’s coming up to just about a year ago, and Julianne Dickerson, April McAnly, and Abby Jahn’s recent successful sub-24 hour accomplishment reminded me...
The Bomber Traverse-ish

The Bomber Traverse-ish

Yesterday, we started at around 11:00 am to complete the Bomber Traverse from the Mint Glacier to the Reed Lakes trailhead.  The weather was cool and compliant which permitted our esteemed guest, Major the Mountain Dog to join. We set out a good clip and made our way...
Mount Marathon

Mount Marathon

(Adam launching over Matt on their way to 3rd and 4th in last year’s Mount Marathon) Mount Marathon is a terrifying race.  Every year, hundreds of men and women from around the world gather in the small town of Seward for the Fourth of July ritual.  The mountain...
Front Range Glissading – June 14th, 2018

Front Range Glissading – June 14th, 2018

Powerline Pass is a staple thoroughfare in the Chugach Front Range and offers access to an array of scenic hikes and peaks.  The trail starts at Glen Alps parking lot and borders the north aspect of a ridge of mountains arising from Flat Top and terminating at...