Category Archives: Outdoor Adventures

The first 28 miles

Rode 28 miles on my bike last week, between Monday, May 28th and Saturday, June 2nd. My bike was held together somewhat with duct tape for the last eight miles.

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Becoming Alaskan

That idea that I am more pleased about shopping for camping/fishing gear (so I can go camping/fishing) than just about any other form of shopping is just further proof to myself that I might not ever be fit to live … Continue reading

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Denali, July 1, 2017 – Seven Miles down

I’m in the park for a whole week, from Saturday, July 1 to Saturday, July 8 this year and I’m on my own which I’m finding quite pleasant. Leaving home I got a bit of a later start that I planned … Continue reading

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Holiday Sweaters

  A day trip that started as snowshoeing which turned into walking followed by dinner, drinks and Hot Springs fun. Then we stopped to help get some folks out of the ditch. Caroline and I wore our matching Holiday Sweaters … Continue reading

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 Aurora chasing from my “vintage” Winnebago!

I took the RV to Harding Lake for one night over the Labor Day weekend in hopes of finding some aurora at night and getting some time in on the lake in the kayak during the day. Although I arrived … Continue reading

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Weekend Rides and Alaskan Blueberry Pancakes

Saturday was a beautifully and just slightly cloudy day for a ride and rain was not expected until the early evening so around noon Michael and I rode to Hilltop for some brunch. We then continued down the road to … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Denali Week-long Adventure

I’ve been wanting to spend a week in Denali National Park since sometime last year when I learned about Teklanika Campground at mile 29 inside the park.  During the regular season park visitors may only drive to the Savage River trail … Continue reading

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Tanacross on a different kind of bike

At Tanacross this past weekend I took my bicycle and biked around the track not just once, but twice! My mapmyfitness gps was not registering for the first part of the ride from the pits to the river/corner 1, but … Continue reading

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Biking in Denali Park: our first bike ride (Tuesday, June 28)

We took our bikes to Denali.  Susan had only bought hers a few days prior to leaving on the trip and during our entire trip she kept saying “It’s been 15 years since I got on a bike” and “I’m … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

We spent most of our weekend working on projects such as re-arranging the garage to make room for both motorcycles and doing stuff on my old Winnebago in prep for what will be a great week-long trip in Denali at … Continue reading

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