Archive for ‘Adventures In Alyeska’

Great Downhill Riding in the Alyeska Bike Park OPENING JUNE 19!

Quite possibly the most fun thing to happen to summers in Alaska since the invention of the float plane and the fly rod has to be the Alyeska Bike Park which just so happens to be starting up its fifth summer of operations June 19, 2015! The 2015 season in …Read More

Posted by —June 9th, 2015

Monty Goes to College pt. 2 – Victim Loyalty

Well I must say this last week in Utah at the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School was quite a success. The adventures started with having a service dog in the airport, to flying in an AirMed helicopter to an avalanche scenario on the final day of class. Monty was …Read More

Posted by —January 21st, 2015

Monty Goes to College

Alyeska’s youngest Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Monty, has arrived in the great state of Utah where he will be joining other rescue dogs from all over the world for specialty training with Wasatch Backcountry Rescue search and rescue dog school. Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School is a four day …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2015

Around the World of Alyeska with an Irish Nightcap

I walked into the Sitzmark at the base of Alyeska, full of excitement at the approach of seeing the Young Dubliners live. The crowd had already formed at the front. Making my way over to stage right, the band took the stage. Immediately the crowd erupted in revelry of the …Read More

Posted by —February 22nd, 2013

Returning To the Sunshine

There is no place like home. At the end of December and top of January we were greeted with a number of powder days that made my season take off with the opening of Chair 6. Powder day after powder day was great until I had to get on a …Read More

Posted by —January 31st, 2013