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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 experiences is part of our job, and Thursday night’s opportunity to create even more of those experiences in Alaska’s backcountry was the perfect stepping stone for 2018 and beyond. Thanks to you, dear members, guests, and auction-bidders, we raised nearly $10,000 for Alaska Huts Association’s current and future projects! What now? We put our heads down and get to work maintaining the high standard we’ve set for Manitoba Cabin and Yurts at Mile 48 of the Seward Highway, with new programs, fun activities, and chances…

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April 16, 2018

Why Flannel?

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…

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April 11, 2018

Kids to Parks Day Saturday, May 19 At Manitoba

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…

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April 9, 2018

Important Information For Manitoba Cabin Visitors

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…

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April 8, 2018

Alaska Huts: What’s Important?

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…

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April 3, 2018

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