Posts from January 2015

Willow Winter Fun

January 29, 2015
This weekend kicks off two consecutive weekends of fun in Willow, as the Willow Winter Carnival offers everything from kids games to outhouse races. Yes, outhouse races. The fun kicks off Friday with the a fireworks display at 8 p.m., and continues through the weekend. On Saturday, there are kid's...

Learn to ski

January 23, 2015
The new trail system at Government Peak is a great way to get out and enjoy the outdoors this winter, with up to 10 kilometers of groomed trails suitable for skiers of all abilities. The trail system was designed by former Olympian Bill Spencer. The Mat-SuBorough, along with several community groups...

Take the Snowshoe Challenge

January 15, 2015
This winter, take the Snowshoe Challenge in Hatcher Pass - you may just end up winning some cash in the process. Three events are being held in Hatcher Pass as part of the Snowshoe Challenge ( http://www.alaskasnowshoechallenge.com/ ), with the first one starting this weekend at Government Peak...

Make this the year!

January 6, 2015
Alaska is always considered a "bucket list" item as a place to visit for folks in the Lower 48 and around the world. Which begs the question - why not make 2015 the year you do it? Here are a few things you need to know to get started in making your dream a reality this year. First, Alaska is big....