There’s a lot of great hikes in Girdwood, but one of the best is the Crow Pass Trail. This trail is 23 miles long and runs from the town of Girdwood to Eagle River Nature Center. I’ve never done the full trail, but I’ve heard from many people that the first 4 miles from Girdwood … More Backpacking to Crow Pass Cabin (With Kids!)
Before having Elliott my favorite thing to do every summer was plan a good backpacking trip. I loved packing up my gear, hiking into the middle of nowhere, and setting up camp in a gorgeous location that couldn’t be reached by car. I also loved doing it with really awesome friends and having an entire … More A Long Weekend on Grace Ridge
Hi everyone! I can’t even believe this, but somehow an entire year has passed since my last blog post! And I’ve missed blogging so much! Although I didn’t exactly have a ton of time for it, since I was kinda busy dealing with something else… For most of 2019 I was pregnant! If you ready … More It’s Been A Wild Year!
There are lots of epic backpacking trips in Alaska, and I’ve got them all on my bucket list. But there’s one that tops my list (and apparently the list of many other backpackers): Kesugi Ridge in Denali State Park. This trail is about 30 miles long and travels from Little Coal Creek to Byers Lake. … More 2 Days of Backpacking on Kesugi Ridge
We had a 3 day weekend for Labor Day, so we took some time looking up the weather forecast for a few different places in Alaska to see where we could take a short trip. For the past few years I’ve been looking at the forecast in McCarthy over Labor Day weekend and it has … More A Long Weekend in McCarthy
I’m finally back from my big 3 week trip to Tanzania! It was hands down the best vacation I’ve ever taken in my entire life, and I plan on writing multiple posts about everything I did there including day trips in Moshi, my experience on safari in Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, and my … More Mt. Kilimanjaro Recap
I’ve always been a fan of books about thru-hiking (like Wild and Becoming Odyssa) and have fantasized about what it would be like to do a long distance backpacking trip. But I’ve only ever done overnight backpacking trips so I have no idea what it feels like to hike for multiple days with only the … More Resurrection Pass: Days 1 & 2