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Grandview Roadhouse

Nellie Neal Lawing, familiar to Alaskans as the peerless “Alaska Nellie, arrived in Seward on July 3, 1915, just as construction of the Alaska Railroad was getting underway, Nellie wrote in her autobiography, … 1,079 more words

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A Sair Yin

18 April 2015   3.00 PM     52 F   Overcast

Usually about this time of year, I sit back and reflect on how our season went, how much fun we had and whether we got close to the goals that were set all those months ago. 1,443 more words


The Crying Scene

When you live in a mountain town like Nelson, you get to see many adventure film documentaries.  There is the annual ski movie, the annual mountain bike movie, the local films, and the traveling film shows, like my favorite, The best films of the Banff Mountain Film Festival. 1,569 more words

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So I Married an Arctic Adventurer

Max and Martin have embarked on their great northern adventure, the dog sled and ski trip from Tuktoyaktuk to Kugluktuk, on the Arctic ocean.  After a long and tiring week of travel by truck from Yellowknife to Tuk, they have now set off with 11 enthusiastic dogs, one 14 foot sled, 2 pairs of skis, one GoPro video camera, and about 900 pounds of gear. 766 more words

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2015 Iditarod Finishes Without a Fulcrum

Over Alaska’s Iditarod course, 13 of the original 79 mushers had to abandon the race leaving 66 to finish at Nome. With the even number of finishers, no Point d’Appui could be awarded. 100 more words

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Husband On Ice

When the Spaniard and I got married, after knowing each other for a number of years, I thought I knew him fairly well.   Of course you can never know another fully, but I did think that I knew the main and essential facts about the love of my life:  a passionate, expressive, loving, energetic, athletic man with a deep love for the wilderness, especially mountains. 943 more words

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