The Homer Spit is a geographical landmark located in Homer, Alaska on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula. The spit is a 4.5-mile long piece of land jutting out into Kachemak Bay. The spit is also home to the Homer Boat Harbor.
With a summit elevation of 5184’, the peak is the highest of the front rank of peaks readily visible from South Anchorage. Despite its intimidating appearance from some angles, O’Malley has a number of easy and pleasant routes and can be climbed round-trip in half a day.
Hatcher is a mountain pass through the southwest part of the Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska. It is named after Robert Hatcher, a prospector and miner. It is super popular for locals and is known for its sweeping landscapes and blueberries.
The Lakeside Trail travels 12.7 milesalong the shores of Eklutna Lake until it reaches the mile-long Eklutna Glacier Trail that leads in short order to the moraines at the foot of the colossal blue ice of Eklutna Glacier…
The Anchorage Color Run: Never, in my life, will I do something like this again. Nope. Not for me. However, if you are thinking about doing a fun run or your first easy 5k, I encourage you to do something like this. There is no pressure, it is fun and gets you active.
Perhaps the third real hike with Heather. She had already crushed Twin Peaks and Matanuska Glacier with me. I think hikes, among other lifestyle similarities made our partnership even more special and interesting.