Category - Alaska

Simple living is the hardest thing to do – Or is it?

Simple living in the mountains   Alone in a hand-built log cabin deep in the Canadian mountains, I’m sitting here pondering life.   It took a lot of effort to physically get here, and right now life is pretty sweet...

13 Photos that will make you want to visit Alaska

The gem of the north, the final frontier, the land of the hunky lumber jack fisherman… Ok so that last one isn’t an official tourist board attraction but it’s definitely one of my favs! Mmmm men in plaid and...

Learning to snowkite in Alaska at SnowKite Base Camp

Snowkite in Alaska   I’ve never really wanted to kiteboard. In fact until now, I’ve actively avoided it. You see, it’s the idea of being dragged out to sea by a kite, left helpless and bobbing in Australia’s shark...

Tailgate Alaska – 10 must have survival items

Tailgate Alaska Survival It’s my first year at Tailgate Alaska, a 10-day winter festival in the parking lot at the top of Thompson Pass. Thompson Pass is the snowiest place in Alaska and the connecting roadway between...

AK Girls Way: How the girls shred Alaska

How the girls shred Alaska – in loving memory of Liz Dayley   Episode 6 from Patagonia’s #Find_Away series is dedicated to the memory of Liz Daley, who was lost to an avalanche in Argentina a few months after...