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Alaska Sled Dogs and the Ultimate Denali Dogsled Expedition

March 31, 2021 No Comments »

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The first thing Courtney said after introducing herself was, “we don’t adopt out our dogs”. At the moment, I thought it was an odd thing to lead with as we prepared to go on our first Alaska dog sledding expedition. I love Alaska sled dogs, but I had never considered adopting one…but then again, I […]

18 Things to do in Anchorage in Winter or Summer

March 24, 2021 4 Comments »

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Anchorage is the biggest city in the state (population 282,000) and has the largest airport in the state. So when you visit Alaska, you’ll likely end up spending some time there at some point. It’s a great jumping off point for your Alaska travels and I like to use it as a hub for adventure […]

Snowshoeing 101: Why do it, What to Wear, Where to Go

February 23, 2021 No Comments »

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I adore hiking; being outside, pushing myself, enjoying nature, and photographing beautiful views. However, when winter comes around, I’m always a little sad to hang up my hiking boots. Don’t despair fellow hiking lovers, you can still get out on the trails in the winter – all you need are snowshoes and to know what […]

6 Maui Adventures You Shouldn’t Miss

February 9, 2021 4 Comments »

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When you think of Hawaii, you probably think of beaches. However there’s much more to Maui than just beaches. In fact, I’m the type of person that rarely ever just sits on a beach, I want to be doing something. There are so many outdoor Maui adventures to have on the island it’s hard to […]

Hiking in the Grand Canyon Where Few People Can Go

January 27, 2021 1 Comment »

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“I am attaching a document to help you train for your hike into the canyon,” the email said. I was a bit shocked – a training plan? I know I wasn’t supposed to take hiking in the Grand Canyon lightly, but I had never before had a tour operator be so thorough and serious about […]

My 10 Days Rafting in the Grand Canyon

January 13, 2021 5 Comments »

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“I’m going to play you something,” my rafting guide Mike said to me. It was just the two of us as my other raftmates were in the kayak. Mike, a 40+ year veteran of the Colorado River set down his phone near me in the raft and I heard the familiar sound of Vivaldi’s Four […]

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