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Skiing With Wings

March 26, 2015
The Emerson’s Piper stays parked on the lake in front of their remote cabin.

Winter flying requires modern savvy, yet time tested smarts In Alaska, per capita plane ownership is higher than anywhere else in the United States, and probably higher than the rest…

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Taking to the trails

March 24, 2015
The Alaska Railroad’s Ski Train event sells out quickly each year. It offers a train ride to some of the best backcountry skiing 
close to Anchorage. COURTESY THE ALASKA RAILROAD

Choose your method: ski, bike, foot, or train No matter the season, on foot, on wheels or on skis, it’s hard to beat Anchorage trails. While you might be tempted…

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Mountain high times

March 23, 2015
A heliski tour is a must-do at least once in the life of a committed ski connoisseur – despite the costly price tag. BEN NAPOLITANO

Spring offers plenty of ways to enjoy Alyeska’s slopes Winter is a fantastic time to be in Alaska. The natural beauty of winter in this state can be overwhelming at…

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Power of the plank

March 19, 2015
Don’t underestimate the importance of a strong core. Planks are one of the best ways to achieve it. 
MIKE HALKO

Enhance your training with strength and flexibility drills March is the perfect time to incorporate a few strength and flexibility drills to your running program. The power and flexibility gained…

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Spring Soujourn

March 18, 2015
Andy Newton and Raena Schraer 
ski Arctic to Indian. JOE STOCK

Arctic to Indian traverse a sky-high tradition Spring in Alaska is dangerous. The sun delivers lethal doses of vitamin D. The mountains are blanketed with neckdeep snow. Testosterone rages, and…

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