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Day 15: Native Culture in Anchorage

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3 miles hiked 136 miles driven Currently 57 degrees, cloudy skies and rain, Seattle, WA. Waiting for plane home to Philadelphia. What’d We Do? Yesterday we woke up in our...

Day 14: Cat Mayors & Long Drives

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3 desserts eaten 1 elusive cat mayor Currently 51 degrees, cloudy skies and rain, Talkeetna, AK. Driving from Talkeetna to Anchorage. What’d We Do? Man, it’s hard to get up...

Day 13: Caribou Ribs & Northern Lights

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3 hours shooting the aurora 1 caribou rib eaten Currently 49 degrees, cloudy skies and rain, near Cantwell, AK. Driving from Fairbanks south to Talkeetna for a stop on our...

Day 12: Above the Arctic Circle for Polar Bears

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958.09 miles flown 2 arctic circle certificates awarded Currently 47 degrees, clear skies, Fairbanks, AK. Sitting in darkness in a stranger’s living room waiting for the aurora to show. Watching...

Day 11: One Last Day in Denali

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128 miles driven 2 strong drinks drank Currently: 42 degrees, fair weather, Fairbanks, AK. Watching a VHS of "The Mask of Zorro." I’m writing yesterday’s blog post today, that would be...

Day 10: Grizzlies, Moose & the Mountain

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184.8 miles rode along park road 1600 approx photos taken today Currently: 41 degrees, light rain, Healy, AK. Watching the replay of the VMA’s, yelling “Get off my lawn!” at...

Day 9: Snow in Denali

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5.75 miles walked Currently: 33 degrees, mostly cloudy, Healy, AK. Watching wispy clouds float past the mountains outside. What’d We Do? Today was our first day in Denali National Park....

Day 8: Puppies! Iditarod Dogs & Driving Off-Road

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2.5 miles walked 261 miles driven Currently: 34 degrees, snow, Healy, AK. Relaxing with a view of a lake surrounded by changing fall colors; listening to the sound of freezing...

Day 7: Meanwhile in the Mat-Su Valley

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165 miles driven 6.2 miles walked Currently: 50 degrees, fair, Wasilla, AK. Jimmy Kimmel Live on in the background. What’d We Do? Tonight’s post is going to be quick so...

Day 6: Soup, Boats & Eagles

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3.94 miles walked Currently: 43 degrees, partly cloudy, Moose Pass, AK. Watching a VHS tape of Air Force One with really bad tracking. What’d We Do? This morning we woke...

Day 5: Homesteading, Wine & Windy Beaches

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85 miles driven 22 inches of pizza eaten Currently: 57 degrees, partly cloudy, Homer, AK. Watching Last Comic Standing and staring out the window at mountain peaks across the Cook...

Day 4: Hiking Up Exit Glacier

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12.5 miles walked 3000 feet ascended Currently: 55 degrees, light rain, Soldotna, AK. Sitting under the covers on a loft, fireplace warming from below, waiting for the rain to stop....

Day 2: Trains & Puffins

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114 miles traveled on train 3.67 miles walked Currently: 65 degrees, cloudy, Seward, AK. Watching a lifetime documentary about Full House. What’d We Do? This morning we woke up at...
Summit of Flattop Mountain

Day 1: Hiking in Anchorage

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Currently: 72 degrees, mostly blue skies, Anchorage, AK. Watching American Ninja Warrior. Contemplating dinner. What’d We Do? After landing in Anchorage about 1am we quickly found a shuttle the hotel…

We’ve Arrived!

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We’ve arrived! More of an update to come later.