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This Winter in the Mat-Su
Alaska's most celebrated athletes are in the national spotlight during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. More Info
Take Beginning Mushing 101
Learn the basics of dog sled handling and experience Alaska dog mushing while driving a team using terms like "gee" and "haw" to direct Alaska's most famous and celebrated athletes - Alaska sled dogs. Read more
Chase the Race
Follow Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushers and their sled dogs while flightseeing over the Iditarod National Historic Trail; or hit the trail with a sled dog or snowmobile guide to an official Iditarod checkpoint. Mingle with mushers during the annual pre-race festival, Iditarod Days, and be sure to cheer them on at the Willow restart, March 7, 2010. Read more
Enjoy Pure Snowmobile Adrenaline
Ride deep into pristine Alaska backcountry by snowmobile and carve trail through some of the worlds most scenic and wilderness terrain. Snowmobile tours and rentals available through end of April. Read more
Kick it up in Hatcher Pass
Groomed cross country ski trails begin at the parking lot near Hatcher Pass Lodge and continue about 4.5 kilometers up the curvy road to Independence Mine (closed in winter). Après-ski at the Lodge or follow the pack down the mountain to find a favorite local joint. Read more
We'll Leave the Lights On
Aurora fans stay up late on clear, dark nights in February, March and April - especially during the new moon phase - for a chance to view the colorful Northern Lights. Climb aboard the Alaska Railroad Aurora Winter Train in Anchorage for an overnight escape to Talkeetna and the chance to see the lights dancing over Mount McKinley.
Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play
The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!
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Alaska adventure is everywhere in the Mat-Su Valley! Summer and winter you will find a wide variety...
Three mountain ranges... 2,000 miles of trails... thousands of lakes... hundreds of miles of rivers...
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Alaska winters are spectacular in the Mat-Su Valley. Alpenglow sunsets over Denali, winter ice fish...
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