Monday, June 6, 2011

Winner Creek

Please excuse the blogging break! It's harder than I expected to find time at the computer with all of the kids running around. I did do a bit of sewing with Avery and Claire last week though, so I'll share more of that in another post.

We really make an effort to get outdoors as a family in the summer. Yesterday we packed up and trekked down to Girdwood, which is also where we downhill ski in the winter, and hiked the Winner Creek trail.

 


The Winner Creek trail is really well maintained and perfect for families.


And the scenery is just amazing.



The coolest part of it though is the hand tram that you take to cross the gorge.




It was an amazing day. We even came home to rainbows!


I hope your weekend was just as beautiful.

7 comments:

Amy said...

How does that hand tram work? It looks HORRIFYING to me!!! I am very scared of heights. The scenery is otherwise amazing in a very good way :)

mle said...

Wow, what amazing scenery! Absolutely beautiful pictures!

Monica said...

hand tram aside (heights!!) what a beautiful place...

gotta take the boys to Alaska some day..

Poppyprint said...

what a cool place!!!

Anna said...

your fam is so dang cute! I think slowing down for summer is definitely on my to do list!

Dear Spring Green said...

Oh just the thing I needed today! Your family is so cute!

I was missing AK, and my family loves that trail too! Have you been to Kenicott/McCarthy? Next to the bridge they have an old hand pull tram you can use to get across the river- it's super fun!

Krissy said...

That was always my favorite hiking trail! I also loved the stop to get tacos from that little place by the gas station. Ahhhh... memories :). I never came across the hand tram, maybe I didn't go far enough.