Night Skiing Buffalo Mountain, “The Ultimate Roadside Attraction”

Heading westbound on I-70 as you exit the Eisenhower tunnel, Buffalo is the first mountain you see. When I first saw it, I never thought that one day I would be skiing it, let alone at 1:30 in the morning. In the book, “The fifty classic ski descents of North America.” the title for “Buffalo Mountain, SilverContinue reading “Night Skiing Buffalo Mountain, “The Ultimate Roadside Attraction””

Skiing year round in Colorado

Just over a year ago I moved to Summit County, Colorado. After a few more months not working and being on the road than I had initially planned, setting there was a welcome change. In my free time, I’ve been skiing and hiking as often as I can and it is quite nice to beContinue reading “Skiing year round in Colorado”

The End of the Road, Homer, AK – April 23rd to 29th

Once ski season ended at Alyeska, I decided that my time visiting Girdwood was done for the time being, I figured could always head back there after visiting Homer. While I was still considering the idea of staying in Alaska for the summer, my friend Wil suggested I also visit Homer. I’d spent an eveningContinue reading “The End of the Road, Homer, AK – April 23rd to 29th”

Olympic National Park – May 8th to 10th

Once I left Alaska to come back to Colorado, I decided to take the scenic route though British Columbia and along the Pacific Northwest Coast. On May 6th I arrived in Seattle and got an Airbnb for a couple of nights. Back in a major city and perhaps where I felt a bit more inContinue reading “Olympic National Park – May 8th to 10th”

It’s good to be back in Colorado

I haven’t posted in a while, at first it was because I was going non stop since leaving Alaska. I’ve also been sorting through my writing and photos, as well as enjoying my time with friends since getting back to Denver. I left Talkeetna, AK on May 2nd, then spent an evening in Fairbanks before drivingContinue reading “It’s good to be back in Colorado”

Heli Skiing with Chugach Powder Guides

One thing I’ve always dreamed of experiencing up is heli-skiing, especially in Alaska where the mountains are just so huge. While the skiing at Alyeska is awesome, the chance to ski heli-ski in Alaska was on my bucket list. I was lucky enough to get a day booked with Chugach Powder Guides. When they called me backContinue reading “Heli Skiing with Chugach Powder Guides”

It’s time to turn back

I’ve struggled with this decision, I’ve driven all the way to Alaska, and there is every reason in the world I should stay up here. It’s beautiful, there’s the small town feel I’ve been searching for, and the possibility for outdoor adventures is endless. There’s so much more to experience, I’ve only explored the KenaiContinue reading “It’s time to turn back”

It’s just a couple of miles, right? Turnagain pass and Byron Glacier

Have you ever set out for a hike on a whim? Perhaps thinking that a short hike would be a little fun adventure, but instead it turns into one of the most memorable experiences of your life? That’s kinda been what my last few weeks in Alaska have been like. Except instead of once, it’sContinue reading “It’s just a couple of miles, right? Turnagain pass and Byron Glacier”