Alaska’s Iditarod Race

Dog mushing, winter, cold and snow are all a part of the Iditarod Race in Alaska. This winter in Alaska has served up unusually warm weather and a lack of snow causing the start of the iconic Alaska Iditarod Race to move north to Fairbanks to find some snow covered trails. The ceremonial start will … Read more

Snow in Hatcher Pass

Thinking of Snow? Doing your Snow Dance? All good activities to encourage Mother Nature to deliver more of what winter should be for all in Alaska. Meanwhile, wax your skies and enjoy some beautiful cross-country skiing at Independence Mine in Hatcher Pass……then relax in your own Alaskan log cabin at Hatcher Pass Bed and Breakfast.

Fall is in the Air!

The Hatcher Pass Road between the Palmer Fishhook Road and Willow Fishhook Road is closed for the winter season, and will reopen around July 4, 2015. The gate to Archangel Road is also closed for the season. The Mat Su Ski Club and the Matanuska Susitna Borough will begin grooming Hatcher Pass at Independence Mine … Read more

Early Alaska Spring

Spring is coming early to Alaska this year. The leaves are already popping out and bikes are on the road, hiking boots are on, fishing lures are sharpened and boats are in the lakes. Some folks still prefer winter and for the winter enthusiasts there is still some cross-country skiing at Archangel Road and Independence … Read more