Rosie the Brown Bear

Rosie the Brown Bear

Ben and his buddy, Taylor, flew down to Kodiak one Friday morning. They were welcomed by Ben’s other buddy, Ben S who welcomed them with curbside airport pick-up, sushi lunch and Kodiak sunshine. But they weren’t there for a tour, despite this very tourist-y photo. They were there for bear. They started in the mountains […]

the moose is loose.

the moose is loose.

I am authorized to tell you absolutely nothing about this hunt. Except: 1. We had exceptional help from our friends, Ray and Kirsten. Although Ben shot the moose, we shared it 50-50. And it was quite a team effort. 2. Ben and Ray worked super hard to get this monster out of the field. I […]

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 […]

every morning we goes where we wishes

every morning we goes where we wishes

I was a little sad moving into August. It felt like summer was almost over. And this summer has been so excellent, I didn’t want to leave it behind. We have A LOT! to look forward to this fall but I am not ready to leave the summer and sun (and let’s be honest, it […]

Percy the bear. And Jamie’s visit to Alaska.

Percy the bear. And Jamie’s visit to Alaska.

Jamie came marching to Alaska with some big plans. He wanted to bag himself a fuzzy black bear. We happily agreed with his plans! He arrived on Saturday evening, we bought some tags and packed our stuff and my parents fed us a delicious meal! The next day, while Ben and I were at work, […]

cow-a-bunga!

cow-a-bunga!

Ben was blessed this past year with a draw cow moose hunt. We set out on opening day and the next day to find a cow. Ben put on some awesome stalks and we had a few great walks in the woods. The weather was amazing and we had such an amazing time. The moose […]

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 […]

28 years. 1 birthday weekend.

28 years. 1 birthday weekend.

  We set off for adventure a few days ago to celebrate my birthday. We had plans of shooting the giant cinnamon bear we had been chasing. We had plans of a victorious stalk, a heavy pack out, and a marvelous story to tell. But God had some different plans for us and well, his […]

make way for summer!

make way for summer!

At the end of April, Ben and I kicked off summer in true Corwin fashion, we loaded up Little Foot and set sail for bear country. We made it almost all the way before having to pull over and catch some zzzz’s in our camper. It felt so amazing to just be able to climb […]

Gimme, gimme that love, I’ve been waiting for you

Gimme, gimme that love, I’ve been waiting for you

In between Julie’s visit and some pretty great weekends, we spent lots of time exploring all around the valley. Kill the Grouse  Well, we tried to at least. One Sunday, Ben and I took to a trail to try to obliterate some grouse with his bow. We were unsuccessful, but man, we tried. Ruby even lost […]