Tag - Adventure

5 fall hikes

September 5, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The Alaska State Fair has ended, and with it, the summer is drawing to a close. The Mat-Su Valley has had a fantastic summer, and it's turning into a beautiful fall as well. Before the snow hits, make sure you get out and enjoy one last memorable hike. Whether it's an extended backpacking trip or a...

HOG Rally

June 12, 2019 by Casey Ressler
This weekend, there will be HOGS everywhere in the Mat-Su Valley, as the Harley Owners Group is hosting the 25th anniversary Last Frontier Rally here. More than 150 Harley owners are expected to attend this year's Last Frontier Rally, organizers said. They aren't just local riders, either - several...

Iron Dog 2019

February 7, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The Iron Dog, the world's longest and most demanding snowmobile race, begins at Deshka Landing on Sunday, Feb. 17, as Pro Class riders set out in teams of two on a course that is 2,000 miles long. This year, 25 teams (two riders/team) will leave from the starting line at Deshka Landing. From the...

Plan For Vacation Day

January 29, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The U.S. Travel Association has named January 29 as "National Plan for Vacation Day" as a way to remind people to commit to taking their paid time off in 2019 and enjoying a vacation that rejuvenates, relaxes and restores. In 2017, American left 705 million paid vacation days go unused. According to...

Santa Sightings

December 14, 2018 by Casey Ressler
Christmas is still 10 days away, but it seems that all must be under control for Santa. He was recently spotted in the Mat-Su Valley taking a break by fat tire biking and kayaking, two of his favorite activities. The jolly old man got in contact with Dan McDonough of Lifetime Adventures last week -...