Otina's Adventures

Otina's Adventures

Trip reports and photos from hiking, climbing, skiing
and mountaineering adventures in Colorado, Alaska, NY and beyond.

Alaskan Life

Nifty Things About Alaska

Aurora Borealis
Wildlife: Denali Ptarmigan
Seward: Sealife Center, Road trip 2005
Wrangell St Elias
Yukon Quest & Ididarod

Alaska Airlines (or other planes) Over Alaska

The best way to see the big mountains and glaciers in Alaska: In a plane

Road Trips!!!

What's the best way to see Alaska, other than by air? Answer: Road trips!


A photographers paradise, when the weather is cooperative!

Life in Fairbanks

Yukon Quest & Ididarod - Because Huskies are so excited and happy to race!
Chena Hot Springs - A locals get away
Fairbanks Ice Art Championships - It's what to do in March every year
Fairbanks Botanical Garden - A great place to take a new camera to test it's capabilities, as well as learn about depth of field, composition and focusing.
Chatanika - Small town lunch stop
Red Green River Regatta - Float the Chena River in contraption. Only Rule: Must use 1 roll of duct tape!

My Alaskan Perspectives

The Pros and Cons of Living in Alaska

My waterless cabin - 4 years of living like an Alaskan pioneer.
My outhouse - 4 years of going outside...

Leaving Alaska Blog

My tale of being the most hated vehicle between Fairbanks, AK and Boulder, CO: Southern Migration

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