Tag: snowmachine

Deadliest day

Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest recreation-related avalanche in Alaska history, and in the days leading up to it the state has suffered the first two avalanche deaths of the 2018-2019 […]

All cracked up

  Before ice-covered Portage Lake east of  Alaska’s largest city came alive this week, skater Paxson Woelber heard the ominous crack of a glacier near its head as did the acquaintance standing […]

Peace at last

Once upon a time in Alaska, cross-country skiers and winter cyclists were at each other’s throats. Bikes, it was said, booby-trapped groomed skinny trails with narrow, snake-like ruts waiting to grab the […]

Down and out

Most of the remaining mushers in the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race were on the trail north from the historic mining town of Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada on Friday with […]

Alaska difference

An iced over Scott Hoberg after winning the Tuscobia Winter Ultra in Wisconsin in 2017 Interior Alaska-normal settled on an endurance race in northern Minnesota last week and almost overnight “Bold North,” […]

Danger times

Just about this time last year, the Kenai Mountains claimed the life of 29-year-old Tyler Kloos in an avalanche, and on Thursday Chugach National Forest Service officials were warning of danger building again […]

Warm-aska

Here we go again Alaska, if weather guru Judah Cohen of Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) has it right. Get out the rain gear and the cleats for those walkways and roads […]