Third Annual Kenai Silver Salmon Derby

August 12, 2019

Coming September 13, 2019. Angling at the World’s Most Responsible Fishing Tournament! It’s the Third Annual Kenai Silver Salmon Derby held along Alaska’s salmon-rich Kenai River. This 2 round tournament isn’t your typical biggest-fish-wins competition. Prizes are awarded based on which fish most closely meets the Magic Weight for that given day. The Magic Weight is […]

Golden Nugget Triathlon

March 22, 2019

Coming May 19, 2019. Strike the mother load at the Golden Nugget Triathlon! This women-only tri is held in Anchorage and is one of Alaska’s most popular races, with entries capped at 1,600. The first leg is a 500 yard swim – 10 laps or 20 lengths in an indoor pool. The second leg is […]

Sheldon Chalet

April 12, 2018

Really want to get away from it all? Then take a flight seeing adventure to the recently opened Sheldon Chalet in Denali National Park. Perched atop North America’s tallest mountain – just 10 miles from the summit – this chalet has outstanding views of the Alaskan wilderness thanks to its location and wrap-around windows. Each […]

Midnight Sun Game

June 21, 2017

Coming June 21, 2017. Celebrate the Summer Solstice! Yes, today is the longest day of the year, marking the start of summer in the northern hemisphere, and if you like baseball, then you need to head to Fairbanks, Alaska for the Midnight Sun Game. Located 150 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the sun is just beginning to […]

Northwest Maritime Center’s Race to Alaska

April 14, 2017

Coming June 8, 2017. Push your limits on the water. It’s the Race to Alaska (R2AK) hosted by the Northwest Maritime Center. Start in Port Townsend, Washington and travel 750 miles to Ketchikan, Alaska. No motors – just human or wind power. No support – nobody following along with a food drop, no pre-arranged help, […]

Snow Sisters Week by Alaska Heliskiing

November 16, 2016

Coming March 11, 2017. Wow, helicopter skiing in Alaska! Yes, it’s the Snow Sisters Week by Alaska Heliskiing, a 9-day ski and snowboard camp held in Haines, Alaska, known for its steep mountains and untouched powder. The camp includes food, lodging, ground transportation, 3 days of heliskiing, workshops on avalanche safety and crevasse rescue, ski touring options on […]

Alaska: Northern Lights Ecotour with Gondwana Ecotours

September 29, 2016

Various dates in 2016 and 2017. Ever dreamed of seeing the Aurora Borealis? Then check out Gondwana Ecotours Northern Lights Ecotour in Alaska. This 6-day adventure is limited to 12 lucky guests who will experience local culture and amazing natural beauty. Highlights include: dogsledding; curling lessons; a visit to Chena Hot Springs; entry to Running Reindeer Ranch and the […]

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

February 19, 2016

Coming March 5, 2016. Mush! The acclaimed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is approaching! Started in 1973 to commemorate the part that sled dogs played in the settlement of Alaska, the event travels the northern route this year (even numbered year) from Anchorage to Nome. The race takes from 9 to 12 days and covers […]

Winterlake Lodge, Alaska

April 28, 2014

Alaskan wilderness getaway. Take a small floatplane to the Winterlake Lodge, a remote, exclusive resort about an hour’s flight from Anchorage. Adventures abound with daily complementary activities designed especially for you. During the winter season from January through April, you can take advantage of their prime location on the Iditarod Trail and go on sled-dog […]

Arctic Innovations HydroHeater

March 11, 2014

Frozen hydration bladder a problem? For those die-hard TrailblazerGirls that are braving extreme conditions in search of adventure, Arctic Innovations HydroHeater should be an essential piece of gear. No more worries about not being able to drink from your hydration bladder because the drinking tube is frozen. HydroHeater has a battery-powered heating element which at […]

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska

April 30, 2013

With approximately 13.2 million acres, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is the largest national park in the United States. Established in 1978, this Alaskan Park/Preserve is recognized by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site, and there are loads of outdoor activities to take advantage of – hiking, mountain biking, camping, sea kayaking, […]

Iditarod Trail Race

January 29, 2013

Coming March 2, 2013. Did you know that yes you can get involved with the world-renowned Iditarod Trail Race? In Anchorage, there is the ceremonial start of the Iditarod that you can participate in… just go early to visit with the mushers & dogs as they get ready along 4th avenue. Join other folks as […]

Alaska Midnight Sun by Canyon Calling, Adventure for Women

June 6, 2012

Coming July 15-22, 2012. 8 days exploring the final American frontier: Alaska. You’ll experience white water rafting, horseback riding, glacier walking, sea kayaking and more. You’ll see grizzlies, moose, caribou, otters, bald eagles and more. You’ll take home memories for a lifetime and more. Canyon Calling, Adventure for Women has organized this amazing Alaskan journey […]