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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…

Manitoba Cabin With Kids: Come One, Come All!

woman smiling

I woke up Sunday morning to the sounds of kids trying to be quiet. Clinks and clanks, coupled with “SHHHHHH” and a few thuds as firewood was loaded into the little wood stove of Manitoba Cabin. It was chilly, only about 30 F, and somebody had obviously decided to take charge and start the fire…

Guest Post: Shawn Lyons’ Manitoba Wanderings

Man walking down a gravel road in thick forest

Friends had talked for years of their stays at Manitoba Hut. They spoke glowingly, but they spoke of it as a winter destination for skiing, not as a summer destination for hiking. They spoke of carving up Manitoba Mountain, not climbing Manitoba Mountain. They spoke of skiing up creeks, not hiking trails. It just did…

Staff Post: Welcoming Kenzie to AK Huts

Kenzie Barnwell

My name is Kenzie and I am excited to be a part of Alaska Huts Staff as Operations Manager. My position manages day-to-day operations of AK Huts, including social media and upkeep of Manitoba, general fundraising and event planning. I joined AK Huts late this past summer, and love the Huts community! I was born…