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USAG Alaska Outdoor Recreation

Out of the gate and into the state

Equipment A full page spread of equipment and gear available for check-out this winter!

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Fulfill your craze for adventure in our great state of Alaska with help from USAG Alaska Family and MWR!

Winter 20-21

Adventure Guide


Photo ccourtesy of Denali National Park & Preserve

CITY / MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT ROADWAY TOP RECREATION DESTINATION: 1.

Chena River State Recreation Area

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Denali National Park & Preserve

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Price William Sound

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Resurrection Bay 200 MILES


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laska is a magnificent state­— a giant playground that deserves to be explored and appreciated! The adventures in Alaska are endless; wherever you turn, an adventure is waiting to be had. Whether you are stationed here, have decided to make Alaska your forever home, or are just visiting, we here at USAG Alaska Family and MWR encourage you to get out and take advantage of being in this once in a lifetime type of destination. We are excited to help you discover your story and cross off your #AlaskanBucketList with our award-winning Outdoor Recreation Center by going snowmachining, ice climbing, cross country skiing, & more! Whatever Alaskan experience you are searching for, USAG Alaska Family and MWR has the right option for you!

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USAG Alaska Fort Greely: USAG Alaska Fort Wainwright: Outdoor Recreation Center Building 627 Fort Greely, Alaska

(907) 873-4058 or (907) 873-3292

greely.armymwr.com @GreelyMWR #GreelyMWR

Outdoor Recreation Center Building 4050 Glass Drive Fort Wainwright, Alaska

(907) 361-6349 or (907) 361-63550

wainwright.armymwr.com

@WainwrightMWR #WainwrightMWR

*All prices and details are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice. All ads are paid advertisements. No federal endorsement implied.


COVID-19 Rules & Regulations *As of October 1, 2020

Outdoor Recreation Center Operations: The USAG Alaska MWR and Outdoor Recreation Center Team is committed to ensure that our customers’ and employees’ safety is maintained during this pandemic. The Outdoor Recreation Center has adjusted its check-out and return procedures to create an environment with precautions and social distancing. Our staff will be offering sanitation spray to customers and using appropriate PPE. The rental equipment will be sanitized before being placed outside for customer pick up and sanitized outside upon being returned. •

Equipment will be available for check-out via appointment only call your preferred Outdoor Recreation Center to schedule your pick-up appointment

Curbside pick up and return

All customers picking up and returning equipment must wear a face covering

Designated 6 ft. spaces on the ground are indicated to follow social distancing

For questions or concerns about the adjusted checkout and return guidelines, please contact your preferred Outdoor Recreation Center. Fort Wainwright Outdoor Recreation Center: (907) 361-6349 (907) 361-6350 Fort Greely Outdoor Recreation Center: (907) 873-4058 (907) 873-3292

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Out of the gate The views are vast and the fun is endless here in the great state of Alaska. Get out of the gate and explore the state! Alaska offers limitless opportunities for outdoor adventure— snowmachine trips, ice climbing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, and everything in between. The experienced guides at Outdoor Recreation will lead you on an adventure to remember with the variety of trip options available.

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earching for some of the most sought out trips? We’ve created a list of our favorite Outdoor Recreation trips that we think you’d really enjoy. Whether you are new to an activity or a seasoned pro, there’s a trip for available for everyone! Each Fort Wainwright Outdoor Recreation trip is led by one of our expert guides who is here to make your excursion comfortable and enjoyable. Slots tend to fill up fast— we highly encourage you to reserve your space by calling the Fort Wainwright Outdoor Recreation Center at (907) 361-6349 or (907) 361-6350.

“Don’t miss” trips this season

1Ice Climbing

Being in Alaska, you gain opportunities you wouldn’t have in many other places. We are lucky to have amazing views from both­— the ground and high above the trees. Join Outdoor Recreation for an ice climbing adventure that gets your adrenalin up while exploring Interior Alaska.

2Snowmachine Trips

Interior Alaska has so much for you to explore, whether it’s the White Mountains or Chena River Recreation Area; Outdoor Recreation will help you tackle the trails while snowmachining!

3Cross Country Skiing

Whether you are a seasoned pro or a beginner, cross country skiing is a fun way to venture out into during winter. Outdoor Recreation has a beginner friendly trip right here on Fort Wainwright to get you craving more of this great adventure!

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Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management Alaska

Ice climbing with Bryson at Outdoor Rec was SO fun!! By far one of my favorite Alaska trips we’ve taken! -Chelsea H.

My Alaskan Bucket List Photos Submitted by: K. J. Kendall & A. Brooks

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USAG ALASKA FORT WAINWRIGHT OUTDOOR RECREATION CALENDAR Our award winning Outdoor Recreation team offers amazing trips for you to enjoy all winter. If you are in need of additional details on trips or pricing, go to wainwright.armymwr.com or contact the Outdoor Recreation Center at (907) 361-6349 or (907) 361-6350. ADVENTURE

DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

LOCATION

Cross Country Skiing

November 14

November 7

Glass Park

Snowmachine Safety Course

November 21

November 14

Outdoor Recreation

Women in the Wilderness: Snowmachine Safety Course

November 28

November 21

Outdoor Recreation

Goldstream Snowmachine Trail Ride*

November 28

November 21

Goldstream Trail

Snowmachine Safety Course

December 5

November 28

Outdoor Recreation

Stiles Creek Snowmachine Trip*

December 12

December 5

Chena River SRA

Snowmachine Safety Course

December 19

December 12

Outdoor Recreation

Snowmachine Safety Course

January 2

December 26

Outdoor Recreation

Angel Creek Snowmachine Trip*

January 9

January 2

Chena River SRA

Ice Climbing

January 9

January 2

Denali

White Mountains Snowmachine Trip*

January 16

January 9

White Mountains NRA

Cross Country Skiing

January 23

January 16

Glass Park

Snowmachine Safety Course

January 23

January 16

Outdoor Recreation

Snowmachine Safety Course

January 30

January 23

Outdoor Recreation

Women in the Wilderness: Goldstream Valley Snowmachine Ride*

January 30

January 23

Goldstream Trail

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

JANUARY

FEBRUARY - MARCH Check wainwright.armymwr.com for more exciting trips On Post and Out of the Gate. We can look forward to ice fishing, ice climbing, and more! All trips subject to change. *Fort Wainwright Snowmachine Safety Course Required


USAG ALASKA FORT GREELY OUTDOOR RECREATION CALENDAR If you are in need of additional details on trips or pricing, go to greely.armymwr.com or contact the Outdoor Recreation Center at (907) 873-4058 or (907) 873-3292. ADVENTURE

DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

LOCATION

Castner Glacier Cave Exploring

December 5

November 28

Castner Glacier

Snowmachine Safety Class

December 12

December 5

Outdoor Recreation

Snowmachine Safety Class

January 9

January 2

Outdoor Recreation

Snowmachine Safety Class

January 23

January 16

Outdoor Recreation

Snowmachine Safety Class

February 6

January 30

Outdoor Recreation

Canwell Glacier

February 6

January 30

Canwell Glacier

Maclaren River Lodge Overnight Trip

February 13-14

January 30

Maclaren River Lodge

Quartz Lake Ice Fishing** & Snowmachine Rides*

February 13

February 6

Quartz Lake

Quartz Lake Ice Fishing** & Snowmachine Rides*

February 21

February 13

Quartz Lake

Maclaren River Lodge Overnight Trip

February 26-27

February 12

Maclaren River Lodge

Quartz Lake Ice Fishing** & Snowmachine Rides*

February 27

February 20

Quartz Lake

Fielding Lake Snowmachine Tour*

February 28

February 21

Fielding Lake

Maclaren River Lodge Overnight Trip

March 5-6

February 20

Maclaren River Lodge

Black Rapids Glacier

March 6

February 27

Black Rapids Glacier

Quartz Lake Ice Fishing** & Snowmachine Rides*

March 13

March 6

Quartz Lake

Fielding Lake Snowmachine Tour*/**

March 14

March 7

Fielding Lake

Snowmachine Safety Class

March 20

March 13

Outdoor Recreation

Fielding Lake Snowmachine Tour*/**

March 20

March 13

Fielding Lake

Snowmachine Safety Class

March 27

March 20

Outdoor Recreation

DECEMBER

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

Photo courtesy of Markus Trienke on Flickr

MARCH

All trips subject to change. *Fort Greely Snowmachine Safety Course Required **Alaska State Fishing License Required

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B.O.S.S. Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers

The three-time award-winning Pacific Region’s Best B.O.S.S. program at Fort Wainwright, is organized to support the overall quality of single Soldiers’ lives. B.O.S.S. encourages and assists single Soldiers in planning recreational and leisure activities. B.O.S.S. organizes incredible trips all year long to do a wide variety of exciting adventures, events, and so much more. We look forward to seeing all of our B.O.S.S. eligible Soldiers, this includes Single Service Members, Single with Dependents, and GeoBachelors, on one of our many excursions to explore this vast state! If you are in need of additional details on trips, pricing, and more, head over to wainwright.armymwr.com or contact the Fort Wainwright B.O.S.S. Office at (907) 353-7648. DID YOU KNOW? If you are B.O.S.S. eligible, you are able to participate in Fort Greely’s B.O.S.S. Program, too! For more information, go to greely.armymwr.com/programs/boss.

USAG ALASKA FORT WAINWRIGHT B.O.S.S. CALENDAR ADVENTURE

DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

LOCATION

Bowling Night

November 10

November 3

Nugget Lanes Bowling Center

White Mountains Snowmachine Safety & Trip*

November 29

November 22

White Mountains NRA

Ice Climbing

December 12

December 5

Denali

Bowling Night

December 18

December 11

Nugget Lanes Bowling Center

Fairbanks Snowmachine Trip*

December 19

December 12

Fairbanks

Birch Ice Fishing**

December 26

December 19

Birch Lake

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

JANUARY - MARCH Check wainwright.armymwr.com for more exciting trips On Post and Out of the Gate! *Fort Wainwright Snowmachine Safety Course Required **Alaska State Fishing License Required. All trips subject to change.

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Wandering Wainwright F

ort Wainwright has just what you need to create your very own adventure story. A beautiful blanket of snow and a sense of adventure will have you grabbing your snow gear and running off to adventure, right here, in your backyard! Chena Bend Courses During the winter, Chena Bend Golf Course and Clubhouse has multiple trails for you to trek! This year, the Chena Bend staff has added an additional trail to their course. There are three beautiful trails­— a general use or beginners trail, a snowshoeing trail, and a cross country skiing trail. All of the trails are groomed throughout the season making them user friendly and safe to use. A map of the trails can be found at wainwright.armymwr.com. After your trek, warm up inside the Clubhouse next to the fireplace and grab a savory bite to eat at The Turn Grille or play a game on the golf simulators. If you are in need of snowshoeing or cross country ski equipment, Chena Bend Clubhouse has gear available for check-out. For more information on equipment check-out or trail information, contact Chena Bend Clubhouse at (907) 353-6223. Shred the Slopes Fort Wainwright is unique not only in it’s location but that it offers a snowboarding, skiing, and tubing hill for your use right inside the gates! Birch Hill has rentals, instructors, a ski lift, and more so you can enjoy the Alaskan winter. For more information, contact Birch Hill at (907) 353-1998 or head to wainwright.armymwr.com. Land a Lunker It may be a colder out but the fish still bite! If you are looking to try your hand at fishing while on post, check out the Chena Cove or Memorial Pond. During the winter, Memorial Pond and Chena Cove will ice over so you will need some ice fishing gear, this is where Outdoor Recreation can help you with recommendations and equipment, contact Outdoor Recreation Center at (907) 361-6349 or (907) 361-6350.


Equipment

Essentials

Now is the time! Go. Explore. Alaska welcomes us outside with open arms. Equipment check-out from USAG Alaska Outdoor Recreation Team? Here’s the winter activity pricing guide for Fort Wainwright (page 14-15) and Fort Greely (page 16).

FORT WAINWRIGHT:

OUTDOOR RECREATION WINTER PRICING

(907) 361-6349 / (907) 361-6350

• Equipment check-out: Thursday – Monday • Equipment check-in: Monday, Thursday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sunday, Noon – 1 p.m. • The Outdoor Recreation Center is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Charges still apply during days that the Center is closed. • Cancellations must be made 7 days in advance for a refund. • Trailers require a 2” ball unless stated otherwise. • The rental period begins at 3 p.m. • The check-out of a Snowmachine requires a Snowmachine Safety Card. *Due to COVID-19, we have adjusted our rules & regulations. See page 4 for more COVID-19 procedures. * All pricing subject to change.

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Daily Price

Addt’l Days

XC skis

$10

$5

XC skis weekly rate

$40 per week

Skijouring harness

$5

$3

Snowshoes

$5

$2

Fatbike

$35

n/a

Arctic Oven tent (2 person)

$25

$2

Arctic Oven tent (4 person)

$35

n/a

Snowmachine Helmet

$3

$1

Buddy Heater

$8

$4

Dual Stove

$5

$2

Camp Chairs

$5

$2

Camp Table

$5

$2

Backpacks

$5

$2

Sleeping Bag

$7

$3

Sleeping Pad

$5

$2

SNOW/SKI SUPPLIES

RECREATIONAL GEAR


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SNOWMACHINES *Requires Safety Card

TOOLS Log Splitter (need 24/hr notice)

Daily Price

Addt’l Days

$50

$25

Tundra Snowmachine

TRAILERS *REQUIRES 2 /16” BALL

Generator 2000w

$15

$7

Cargo Sled (for snowmachine)

$15

n/a

ICE FISHING Birch Lake Ice House

$25

n/a

Ice fishing pack (includes

$50

n/a

Pop-up hut (large)

$30

$15

Pop-up hut (small)

$25

$12

Ice augur (gas)

$25

$12

Ice fishing pole

$5

$2

poles, auger, pop-ice house w/buddy heater OR ice hut)

$120 5

2-Place Trailer

$30

4-Place Trailer

$50

Car Hauler*

$45

Meat Wagon

$30

Cargo Trailer*

$55

9K Utility Trailer*

$55

3K Utility Trailer

$50

Monthly Price

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MISCELLANEOUS Folding table

$7

$3

Folding/stacking chair

$2

$1

Bounce House

$70

n/a

10’ x 10’

$30

10’ x 12’

$35

14’ x 45’

$40


FORT GREELY:

Daily Price

SNOWMACHINES *SNOWMACHINE SAFETY CARD

OUTDOOR RECREATION WINTER PRICING

Summit 600 154”

(907) 873-4058 / (907) 873-3292

TRAILERS *REQUIRES 2 5/16” BALL

$125

Skidoo Renegade 550F

$79

Skidoo Scandic 550F

$100

6’ x 12’ Enclosed Trailer

$35

26’ Long V Nose Trailer

$50

20’ Long 4 Place ATV Trailer

$25

20’ Long Car/Truck Hauler

$65

• Rental charges begin the day the equipment is picked up.

TRAILERS *REQUIRES 2” BALL

• Half day fees will be charged on Sunday-Monday and Holidays.

2 Place Non Tilt Trailer

$20

2 Place Tilt ATV Trailer

$20

• Reservation refund policy: canceled 4 days before scheduled pick up = 100% refund, canceled 3 days before = 75% refund, canceled 2 days before = 50% refund, canceled 1 day before = 25% refund, on the day of pick = no refund for first day of rental.

SNOW/SKI SUPPLIES

• No refund will be given for returning equipment early. • Late equipment return is 1/5 times the normal rate. • Propane is the responsibility of the person who checks out the item. • Gas tanks must be returned full and proof of purchase may be required. • The check-out of a Snowmachine requires a Snowmachine Safety Card.

Cross Country Skis

$8

Snowboard

$10

Snowshoes

$6

4’ Siglin Snowmachine Sled

$10

8’ Siglin Snowmachine Sled

$15

ICE FISHING ice Fishing Pole

$3

CLAM Ice Hut (4-5 people)

$18

ESKIMO Ice Hut (7-9 people)

$25

Propane Ice Auger

$15

RECREATIONAL GEAR *Due to COVID-19, we have adjusted our rules & regulations. See page 4 for more COVID-19 procedures. *All pricing subject to change.

Sleeping Bag

$5

Cot

$5

Buddy Heater

$5

All prices shown are military rates, contact Fort Greely Outdoor Recreation Center for civilian and contractor pricing by calling (907) 873-4058 or (907) 873-3292.

Dry Bag

$3

Camping Stove

$3

Travel Picnic Table

$2

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BACKYARD SUPPLIES Large Tow Grill

$35

Brush Hog

$25

Hydraulic Toy Behind 34 Ton Log Splitter

$45


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ort Greely has many outdoor activities you are able to do close to home. We have complied a small list of the many things available to you in the Fort Greely and Delta Junction area. Inside Greely’s Gate Enjoy a bike ride, stroll, or jog at the Bison Trail, or one of Fort Greely’s many paved or unpaved paths. While you’re out, soak up the beautiful scenery Interior Alaska has to offer you during your stay. Outside the Gate A short drive from Fort Greely’s gates, find Birch Lake and Quartz Lake. Bring an Outdoor Recreation Ice Hut over to ice fish or ride the trails with a snowmachine. The adventures are endless and so close to home! Recommendations for Accommodation Whether you are coming to Fort Greely for temporary duty (TDY), relocating permanently, or passing through, we would like the opportunity to meet your lodging needs. Fort Greely Recreational Lodging is conveniently located to onpost facilities, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Call (907) 873-4795 to reserve your space.


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et your adrenaline going by snowboarding, skiing, or tubing at Birch Hill!

2020 - 2021 Season Updates & Access Are you ready to zoom down Birch Hill? We are! Opening weekend is Thanksgiving Weekend (as conditions allow) to those who have Post Access. Lodge construction is still going on but that won’t stop us from providing services such as the ski lift, ski and snowboarding instructors, and equipment checkout. Hit the hill every Friday - Sunday, weather permitting. For updates on Birch Hill operations, text “WainwrightSki” to (206) 929-4040 or follow us on Facebook @Wainwright MWR. Instructors Need some assistance on getting started with shredding the slopes? Birch Hill has instructors who can help you with skiing and snowboarding. Class size and ages may vary, contact Birch Hill for more information at (907) 353-1998. Equipment Check-out Wanting to head up to Birch Hill but don’t have the gear? Birch Hill has snowboarding, skiing, and tubing equipment available for check-out for all ages and skill levels. PT Variety Looking for a PT option that helps change up your normal routine? Contact Birch Hill to reserve a PT time! (907) 353-1998 or (907) 361-6349

For more information for the 2020-2021 Season, head to wainwright.armymwr.com.

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My Alaskan Bucket List Photo Submitted by: J. Kuhn


Winter Special Looking to save while exploring this winter? When making your reservation, ask Seward Military Resort about the stay 2 nights and get the 3rd night FREE!

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Where Land meets Sea D

iscover a different side of Alaska at the Seward Military Resort. This historic setting is a place where you, your friends, and your family can unwind, begin an adventure, and immerse yourself in the Alaskan lifestyle. In a world of continuous digital technology, we challenge you to not take your eyes off of the magnificent 360-degree views that surround this relaxing resort. Just a short drive south of Anchorage, the Seward Military Resort is nestled between the jutting Kenai Mountains and Resurrection Bay. Located a 5-minute car or shuttle ride from downtown Seward, the Resort is tucked away in seclusion, providing our guests with privacy and relaxation. Along with a main lodge, the Resort offers guest rooms, town-homes, and log cabins. The opportunities for outdoor recreation are endless— let us help you make your trip unforgettable. During the winter, cross country boots and ski equipment are provided at no additional cost to those staying at the Resort. For a fee, the Resort also provides guided snowmachine trips where you can tackle the trails and absorb Seward’s beauty. Seward Military Resort is a year-round resort and is open to Active Duty Military, Veterans, DoD Civilians, Disabled Veterans, and their Family Members. To make your reservation, visit SewardResort.com or call 800-770-1858. #WainwrightBlueStar Are you a Fort Wainwright Blue Star Community Member? Check out the Seward Military Resort benefits available to you: - Receive One Night Free during your stay when you purchase at least one night in a Seward Military Resort standard room. To get this offer, your BlueStar Community Card must be presented at the time of check-in.

1-800-770-1858 or (907) 224-5559 SewardResort.com @SewardMilitaryResort #SewardMilitaryResort


10% Military Discount

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USAG ALASKA Fort wainwright

Family and MWR Directory For a complete list of facility and program hours, please visit wainwright.armymwr.com Army Community Service Building 3401 Phone: (907) 353-4227

Automotive Skills Center Building 3730 Phone: (907) 353-7436 Tow Service (24/7): (907) 590-1716

Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area Building 1172 Phone: (907) 353-1998

B.O.S.S. Program Building 1045, #31 Phone: (907) 353-7648

Chena Bend Clubhouse Building 2090 Phone: (907) 353-6223

Outdoor Recreation Center Building 4050 Phone: (907) 361-6349

Parent Central Services Building 3414 Phone: (907) 353-7713

Physical Fitness Center Building 3709 Phone: (907) 353-7223

Private Organization Advisor Building 1045 Phone: (907) 353-7788

School Age Center Building 4166 Phone: (907) 361-7394

Seward Military Resort

Child Development Center 1

2305 Dimond Blvd. Seward, Alaska Phone: (907) 224-5559 or (800) 770-1858

Building 4024 Phone: (907) 361-4190

School Support Services

Child Development Center 2

Building 4109 Phone: (907) 361-9897

Building 4176 Phone: (907) 361-9056

Family Child Care Building 1049, #1 Phone: (907) 353-6266

Last Frontier Community Activity Center Building 1044 Phone: (907) 353-7755

Library Building 3700 Phone: (907) 353-2642

Melaven Fitness Center Building 3452 Phone: (907) 353-1994

NAF Civilian Personnel Building 1045 Phone: (907) 353-6356

Nugget Lanes Bowling Center Building 3702 Phone: (907) 353-2654

Soldiers Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.) Phone: (907) 353-4145

Unit Funds Building 1045 Phone: (907) 353-7715

Warrior Zone Building 3205 Phone: (907) 353-1087

Wolf’s Lair Building 3439 Phone: (907) 353-2242

Youth Center Building 4109 Phone: (907) 361-5437

Youth Sports & Fitness Building 1045, basement Phone: (907) 353-7482


CHECK OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST! If you've seen these check marks, that means our USAG Alaska Community is checking off their My Alaskan Bucket List! Your neighbors and friends are getting out and exploring all that Alaska has to offer, then submitting their photos for the chance to win prizes and be featured in our publications! Want to get the same chance? For more details, go to: wainwright.armymwr.com/promos/my-alaskan-bucket-list

Photo courtesy of Paxson Woelber on Flickr

�� See inside an ice cave


⃝⃝ Tromp in the snow with snowshoes or XC skis

⃝⃝ Ride a dog sled

BUCKET LIST next page

My Alaskan Bucket List Photos Submitted by: K. J. Kendall, K. Faus ,& N. Dickinson

⃝⃝ Gaze up at the Northern Lights


⃝⃝ Dip into a natural hot spring (Chena, Manley, Tolovana Hot Springs) ⃝⃝ Cross the Arctic Circle ⃝⃝ Try your hand at curling ⃝⃝ Attend a hockey game ⃝⃝ Strike it rich with gold panning ⃝⃝ Catch a Northern Pike ⃝⃝ Learn to operate a jet boat ⃝⃝ Take in the magnificence of the midnight sun ⃝⃝ Overnight at an off grid cabin ⃝⃝ Float the Chena River ⃝⃝ Graduate with your Alaskan Hunter Education Certification, then go on a hunting adventure ⃝⃝ Watch the start of a sled dog race ⃝⃝ Ride the Alaskan Railroad ⃝⃝ Create something tasty in the kitchen with wild Alaskan berries ⃝⃝ Zoom down Birch Hill Ski Area on skis, a snowboard, or a sledding tube ⃝⃝ Ride the waves at Birch, Quartz, or Harding Lakes

Photo courtesy of Paxson Woelber on Flickr

⃝⃝ Gaze up at the Northern Lights ⃝⃝ Go snowmachining ⃝⃝ Go ice fishing ⃝⃝ Learn to ride an ATV ⃝⃝ Land a halibut on a Seward Military Resort fishing charter ⃝⃝ Attend an Alaskan music festival ⃝⃝ Net a salmon ⃝⃝ Tend to a trapline ⃝⃝ Hit a bucket of balls at Chena Bend Golf Course ⃝⃝ Ride a dog sled ⃝⃝ See the sights in a bush plane ⃝⃝ Get face to face with a glacier ⃝⃝ Take a hike ⃝⃝ See inside an ice cave ⃝⃝ Go ice climbing ⃝⃝ Tromp in the snow with snowshoes or XC skis ⃝⃝ Grow an Alaskansized vegetable

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USAG Alaska Outdoor Recreation Adventure Guide Winter 2020-2021  

USAG Alaska Outdoor Recreation Adventure Guide Winter 2020-2021

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USAG Alaska Outdoor Recreation Adventure Guide Winter 2020-2021