Karen the Caribou.

Karen the Caribou.

Ben and Dad headed up to the Denali Highway to fill their tier 1 tags. They came back with an awesome cow that Ben named, Karen. And in between they had amazing hikes, awesome stalks, hellish rain, and an amazing time. I didn’t go. Boo. Man, I wanted to but that will have to wait […]

dad’s caribou… meet Anthony!

dad’s caribou… meet Anthony!

Meet Anthony. My dad’s first big game animal! A dandy, young bull shot along the Denali Highway. Last weekend, dad, Ben and I headed out to the Denali Highway in hopes of filling dad’s caribou tag. We headed out EARLY, Monday, Labor Day, morning and set out for the 6 hour drive up north until […]

let’s fill us some tier 1. Pascal the caribou.

let’s fill us some tier 1. Pascal the caribou.

On Labor Day weekend, Dad, Mom and I set our sights on the Denali Highway. We headed up their after work on Friday and, after an incredibly fun car ride and one lovely dinner at Eureka Lodge, we found ourselves in the perfect pull out for the evening.     The next day, we filled […]

Voldemort, the caribou who must not be named.

Voldemort, the caribou who must not be named.

On Monday night, after we got off work, Ben and I loaded up the truck, trailer, wheeler and our puppy and headed up for some caribou. We braved 5 hours in the truck and lots of Alaska rain. By the time we got to a pull out, we jumped in our little nest in the […]

meet me in the hills: our EPIC north slope adventure

meet me in the hills: our EPIC north slope adventure

One of my favorite things to do is include people I love on mine and Ben’s adventures. I love it when my family and friends can experience with me some of my favorite things in life. Honestly, though, it often doesn’t happen… because of schedules, and conflicts, and commitments, and most of my families hesitation […]

the godzilla – nelchina caribou try #1

the godzilla – nelchina caribou try #1

Last Friday while I was at work, Ben got us all packed up and around 5pm we set out on a grand adventure up north. I was blessed to draw a Nelchina Caribou tag so we headed up to Unit 13 to try to find a caribou to fill the freezer. The drive up north […]

Caribou or bust – the story of how God never fails

Well, we went, we saw, we conquered. And now we are back early with tons of wonderful stories to tell and one very big and tasty caribou named Lou! This blog could easily be titled “the adventures of energizer benny and his amazingness” or “operation caribou” or even, “how the tundra almost killed Katie” but […]