Staying out in the Red Hatcher Pass Huts

The Hatcher Pass Lodge is a collection of 11 tiny red cabins situated 3,000 feet above the tree-line in Alaska’s Talkeetna mountains. For...

Staying on a boat in Valdez, Alaska

We decided to take a last minute trip out to Valdez for the weekend and were looking at places to stay and things to do. It was a 5 hour...

Hike the backside of Flattop

There are two trails to get to the top of Flattop. The backside is my favorite way!! To get there head up Upper DeArmoun and turn right...

Win a trip to Disney!

✨ Win a trip to DISNEY!✨ Everyone knows how much I love Disney! So Adventure in Her Shoes is teaming up with some awesome friends to give...

Hike Prospect Heights trail

The Prospect Heights trail is the little brother to the immensely popular Glen Alps trail; the two are about three miles apart, connected...

How to Prepare for a Ski Trip

By Guest Author Most ski trips only last a few days. That’s not a lot of time to enjoy what the mountains have to offer! But if you want...

Hike to O'Mailey

Little O'Malley Peak starts from the same trailhead as the hike for Flattop Mountain. It's a short, steep climb, but you get great views...

Winter hike to Byron Glacier Ice Caves

If you haven’t seen the blue of a glacier ice cave then it’s a must! There is one close to Anchorage called Bear Glacier Ice Caves....

General costs and ways to save in Alaska

Alaska can be on the pricer side so it's important know before you go and research ways to save. GENERAL COSTS IN ALASKA To give you a...

Exploring the frozen Eklutna Lake

Eklutna Lake, the largest lake in the park and is the City of Anchorage’s Reservoir. There is a trail that goes around the lake. While...

Rendezvous at Fur Rondy!

The Fur Rendezvous winter festival, known locally as Fur Rondy or "Rondy" is a significant part of the Anchorage's history and tradition....

Travel beauty hacks before you go

Between jet lag, flight delays, a limited wardrobe and inevitably terrible bathroom lighting, it isn’t always easy to look fresh on the...

Cassie Schirm "Adventure in her Shoes"

I'm a people person, adventurer, storyteller, news reporter, traveler, clutz, fashionista, shoe lover and nature photographer. I was born...

Mushing with Iditarod dogs in Alaska

Dog sledding is not only an Alaskan tradition, but also a state obsession, one that's celebrated every March with the running of the...