Posts from January 2014

Backcountry adventures

January 23, 2014
A snowshoer makes his way around an old bunkhouse at Independence Mine. (Courtesy Lifetime Adventures) As rain and warmer temperatures battered the lower Matanuska Valley Wednesday, the conditions were perfect in Hatcher Pass for a backcountry expedition that few take advantage of, yet is just a...

Double the fun

January 9, 2014
A two-sled team takes to the trail during the Denali Double dog sled race. Photo courtesy Denali Doubles. Sitting around the table during a recent Mat-Su Convention & Visitors Bureau board retreat, the "smack talk" began between the two newest board members, Zack Steer and Travis Taylor. Both will be...