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land and Cabin

Progress in acquiring land in Alaska and building our cabin(s).

Cabin Sept. getting ready to move in

Another cabin trip after Moose season and getting ready for another trip down. This last one was mostly to finish up the he 2nd floor 2nd floor flooring and work on the well some more. Flooring went OK and 2nd floor sub-flooring is in, ¾ “ OSB, now to place the carpet. Yeah, being as more »

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Packing to move

So the decision has been made to move to the cabin. Fairbanks is getting to controlling in its political view and lots of regulations that in my opinion are too restrictive and an undo amount of government regulation. I figure when the local gov’t not only tells you when you can and can’t heat your more »

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The Cabin March 2018

Made the trip down to the cabin on the 14th with Dean and Jake and the roads were terrible. Icy and slick and blowing snow to make it all so much fun to drive on. Well we made it down to the parking area around 1:00 PM. Oh yeah, Rose’s café in Healy has a more »

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It’s Spring

So here it is May already and an early breakup and the temp are warming up. All the snow is gone, at least locally and nothing left for riding even in the mountains. I did get two late season trips into the cabin, one with Jake and one with Tyler. Hauled in two of the more »

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Christmas with the Kids, cabin with Trish

We spent Christmas Eve with the kids at home and Christmas day packing for our trip to the cabin near Hurricane. This was the wife’s first trip to the cabin since the walls went up. She’d been there once before after we got the foundation and platform built, but it’s a big change from platform more »

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The Cabin Has Stairs

Took a few days off of work and went down to the cabin. I left around 5:30 in the morning figuring I’d get to the parking area by 9:00 so I could ride in to the cabin before the snow started to get to soft to haul any loads. It went pretty good, the temps more »

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Spring is in the air

So I made a trip down to the cabin for 4 days and it was beautiful. 50 above when I arrived at the parking at 4:00 PM Thursday. Still lots of snow and not to soft for riding on. Share on Facebook

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Iron Dog Week 2015

After the Sweetheart run the week before I decided to make a cabin run and haul in some more lumber for the generator shack. Jake offered to come along so we also hauled in the new 7KW generator, which means I can run the chop saw again when getting the tongue and grove up on more »

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Hurricane Cabin in Jan 2015

Finally made it in. We are definately lacking snow fall, but I did have a good 5 days :

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Snow storms and cabin

So we finally got some snow and it turned out to be a big dump. Ok, snow down and time to get to the cabin and work on the inside walls. I picked up some form board to finish insulating the floor, well not really, the floor insulation is actually done with a R-38 rating, more »

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