A wide range of trips throughout Southcentral Alaska.
Anchorage: 41°/53°/Mostly sunny
Fairbanks: 31°/63°/Mostly sunny
Juneau: 39°/62°/Partly sunny
For the first time ever in the ski area's history, Alyeska Resort opened Max's Mountain to the public on Saturday from the peak's summit.
A decades-long dream of backcountry hikers to construct a network of destinations in remote sections of the Kenai Peninsula accessible mainly by the Alaska Railroad took a step forward this month.
What's better, bagging a giant king salmon or a kokanee, the landlocked red salmon that rarely exceeds 14 inches? A Kodiak brown bear more than 1,000 pounds or a chukar, a small game bird in the pheasant family? Outdoor Life magazine, apparently, prefers modest species gathered in pleasant weather.
June 4 is the departure date from Bellingham, Wash., for the first-ever Alaska Marine Highway ferry run to Southcentral Alaska that won't require a change in vessels in Southeast. The M/V Kennicott will stop in Ketchikan, Juneau and Yakutat before crossing the Gulf of Alaska to Whittier, reports The Turnagain Times. The biweekly trip will take 4-1/2 days and cost $547 for walk-on passengers or $1,481 with a pickup or car aboard. Marine Highway officials told the Times that the car deck is almost fully booked for summer.