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Archive: Apr 2018

Goals Met For A Flannel Affair!

The 2018 Flannel Affair fundraiser was off-the-charts successful if the many kudos coming from guests who attended are any indication. “Great party!” someone wrote in a note. “Totally lit!” someone else told me as they walked out the door following some fantastic music by Hope Social Club. We agree. After all, helping people have amazing…

Why Flannel?

Flannel donation flyer

The Alaska Huts Association’s primary fundraiser of the year is happening tomorrow night, and while we’re pretty excited about the silent auction items and excellent music by Hope Social Club, we’re also looking forward to something else. The flannel. A Flannel Affair came about because someone knew all about comfortable things. Gala season in Alaska has…

Kids to Parks Day Saturday, May 19 At Manitoba

Kids to park flyer

Even Alaska families need reminders now and then to remind their kids about the benefits of outdoor play. We may live in one of the wildest places in the world, but our children are still party to the busy schedules of families everywhere. That’s why Alaska Huts is proud to be partnering up with the…

Important Information For Manitoba Cabin Visitors

Alaska Huts Logo

Sometime in the overnight hours, Saturday/Sunday, April 7-8, a few vehicles parked at Milepost 48 of the Seward Highway were vandalized. An Alaska Huts volunteer noticed the damage and immediately informed current visitors to Manitoba Cabin, called Alaska State Troopers, and escorted the guests back to their vehicles while waiting for law enforcement to arrive. The…

Alaska Huts: What’s Important?

Father and sun hiking in snow

I first visited Manitoba Cabin in 2014 on a warm, early-spring weeknight. My family and I consider ourselves fairly seasoned campers, so we gathered our gear, a small sled, and trekked 15 minutes from Milepost 48 to the cabin. So far, so good. What struck all of us immediately was this “sweet spot” of casual…