Continue reading “The Last Great Race on Earth”
“The Last Great Race on Earth”
There once was a trail… It was a trail that ran nearly 2,300 miles into the wild heart of Alaska, from Seward in the south, to Nome in the north. Named after the now-ghost-town of Iditarod, Alas...
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The Call of the Wild
Alaska seems to have a voice louder than any other place. She has called over the centuries to the souls of outcast men, and lured them to her from far and wide. John Muir, Georg Stellar (no, I didn’t...
Continue reading The Ice That Started a Fire
The Ice That Started a Fire
I remember the first time I heard the word Kenai. I was sixteen years old and was standing alone in the kitchen of my childhood home early in the morning when I heard scratching at the garage door. Ca...
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The North Pole
There’s a magical place in this world. It’s called the North Pole. I’m sure you’ve heard of it. But I’m not talking of the spot in the Arctic Ocean where the earth’s axis of rotation meets the surface...
Continue reading Top Four Winter Activities in Seward
Top Four Winter Activities in Seward
If you’re from the “outside”, a term Alaskan’s use for any place outside Alaska (get it…?), then you might have the idea, like the rest of the world, that Alaska completely shuts down every winter; th...
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Mount Marathon Race
Can you imagine running down a 3,000 foot mountain in 12 minutes? Yeah, neither can we. But believe it or not, it’s actually a thing in Seward, Alaska. Like, a big thing. To call it a running event is...