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Hiking Through Denali

After our peaceful float past Denali on the Nenana River, DOC delivered us back to our cabin at the Otto Lake outpost. We all took a hot shower and changed into some warm clothes and prepared to enjoy another ridiculously … Continue reading

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Rafting Past Denali

After all the adventures we’d already encountered –hiking at Peter’s Creek, the transportation museum, the Iditarod Museum and a ride behind sled dogs, a flight around Denali with a glacier landing, and chilling in the cool town of Talkeetna, it’s … Continue reading

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Ending the Longest Day Ever in Healy

Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment. —Evan Hardin After we wrapped up our amazing aerial tour and glacier landing, we were starving, so we were off to find some local grub. Downtown Talkeetna, here we come. … Continue reading

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Summertime Snow Angels

After our break at Willow Creek, we continued the longest day of our lives and headed north-east to Talkeetna. As we got closer to the turn for the Talkeetna Spur, Denali’s peak came into view and held our attention for … Continue reading

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The Great White North

Last year my dad said “let’s go to Alaska.” For several months, the talk was all hypothetical and speculative, but then by Christmas he handed me a credit card and instructed me to start making reservations. At this point it … Continue reading

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Pizza Out

Most folks who know us think that Brinn’s true passion lies in paddling, but this just isn’t true. While we paddle quite a bit, and Brinn paddles extremely well, skiing will always be his first mistress. In fact, when I … Continue reading

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Fare thee Well 2016

If you scroll through any Facebook feed, you’re likely to see a barrage of posts likening 2016 to a force cutting a path of destruction through the lives of many. I’m not sure I like to jump on the bandwagon … Continue reading

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