A Wildfire Changed Our RV Plans + Video

As we headed north on the Parks Highway, a distant hue of smoke on the horizon turned into a smokey fog on the other side of Wasilla.  The plan was to take our RV to Nancy Lake State Recreation Area for some workamping (working + camping), fishing, and kayaking.  Well that was the plan, but there was a wildfire burning 25 minutes up the road closing the highway and our campground was only 10 minutes from the frontlines.

We decided to see how far we could get up the highway before it was closed.  Not far.
We took an evening drive to see how far we could get up the highway before it was closed. Not far.

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An ATV Ride to Knik Glacier + Video!

One of our favorite summer activities is riding the ATV ride to Knik Glacier.  It is a 50 mile (round trip) journey through woods, across rivers, and up to the glacier.  This was our third year and third time making the trip.

Be prepared to get muddy and dusty on this trip.
Be prepared to get muddy and dusty on this trip.

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New Tech Toy for Boondocking in Alaska + Video

We love boondocking in Alaska and we love technology.  That is why we were so excited to find the Goal Zero Yeti 400 and Nomad 20w Solar Panel on a recent trip to Costco.  It turns out that Goal Zero is showcasing their products by doing a traveling road show to Costcos around the nation.

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Epic Flightseeing in Kenai Fjords National Park with Video

Flying happens to be my favorite way to see the beautiful country that surrounds our lovely little town by the sea.  My grandpa was a pilot and I was up flying in his Cessna 180 taildragger before I had even started walking.

Perfect Day for  Plane Ride!
Perfect Day for Plane Ride!

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