Free ridin’

August 13, 2014
Lee Bolling on Northwest Passage. LESLIE KEHMEIER

Tireless work puts Kincaid Park one-way bike trails on the map Carpenter by day, trail builder by night, Ryan Greeff knows the value of having an outlet for a passion.…

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The upside of downhill

August 12, 2014
Events and info for having fun in Girdwood: • Alyeska Bike Park Mountain Bike Festival is Sept 6, 7 and 8. It includes skills competitions such as “Big Air” and a downhill bike race. The Whipsaws play Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Sitzmark. • Downhill races are held the last Saturday of every month through September. • On Friday’s half-prize bike rentals are available 3-6 p.m. with lift ticket purchase. • A free 1-hour familiarization tour is offered at 1 p.m. Fridays only, open to all. For info on the bike park, including rentals and lessons, visit www.alyeskaresort.com/mountain/downhill-mountain- biking.aspx

Girdwood bike park a blast for all skill levels If you’ve heard the bike park at Alyeska Resort is too steep, too scary or just all around too gnarly, stop…

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Be a beast

August 8, 2014
No matter where you end up, run for speed and think like an animal. MIKE HALKO

 These track workouts will help you find your inner animal “Every day the hungry lion wakes up on the savannah and must run faster than the slowest gazelle, and each…

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Savor summer

August 7, 2014
Enjoy the Alaska State Fair, beginning in August. ROY NEESE

Staying active and eating right in the Last Frontier It’s time to take a big bite out of summer. Whether the taste comes wild, deep-fried, in a glass or is…

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August Calendar

August 5, 2014

Aug. 2 Alaska Zoo 45th Anniversary Party Noon-8 p.m., Alaska Zoo, O’Malley Road Help The Alaska Zoo celebrate its 45th anniversary with a day of activities, live music, and games…

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