Tag Archives: Alaska hiking

It’s REALLY cold outside…how do I keep my kids warm?

Living in Alaska we are used to cold weather.  However it sometimes gets REALLY cold outside, and a lot of people ask how they can keep their kids warm in these types of sub-zero temperatures. This latest cold snap has … Continue reading

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Be Bear Aware this Spring

It’s springtime in Alaska, and it’s time to be bear aware.  There’s still snow on the ground, but black bears have been spotted in Anchorage.  There’s been a sighting at Baxter Bog, and I’m sure more sightings are coming soon.  … Continue reading

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Dress in layers for Alaska outdoor fun

There are a ton of fun outdoors events coming up this month, including Winter Trails day, Fur Rondy, Ski 4 Kids and more.  You can visit my calendar at www.valesa.com/calendar for a list of events. During these outdoor events it’s … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Alaska sunset with views of Sleeping Lady and Denali

Where is your favorite place to watch the sunset?

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Berry Picking and Bear Awareness

It’s late August, the time when people go out in droves to pick berries in Alaska. There are over 50 types of berries in Alaska, most of which are edible, and some are downright delicious (not to mention extremely nutritious, … Continue reading

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