Interesting Extras



Get all the best information about Alaska's interesting extras at the Alaskan Forum

The Alaskan Events and Festival Calendar

Alaskan Events that are special to me and make living / visiting Alaska great.

The Valdez, Alaska Photo Album

Photos of Summer fun and sights to see in Valdez

McCarthy & Kennicott Photo Album

Photographs of McCarthy & the abandoned copper mines of Kennicott

A heliski photo tour of the Chugach Mountains near Thompson Pass

Simply awesome photos of the ski runs of the World Extreme Skiing Championship venues and Heli-Ski runs

Alaska gold mining and prospecting page

Goldminers and recreational Alaskan gold prospectors! look here first for all the gold nuggets of information on the 'net

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and SERVS

The Ship Escort/Response Vessel System (or SERVS) is a system that escorts oil tankers through Prince William Sound. It was created in the summer of 1989 after the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (or EVOS). It is administered by the The Alyeska Pipeline Service Company and is part of the Trans Alaskan Pipeline System(TAPS)

World Extreme Skiing Championships

The format for the event is a progressive three-day competition in which 35 of the world's best skiers challenge the steep and rugged slopes that surround the Tsaina Valley and Valdez. Competitors are judged by a celebrity judging panel in much the same manner as figure skaters or gymnasts are judged. Categories for degree of difficulty, style, execution and grace are utilized, in addition to the novel extreme skiing quantification of boldness and control.

The Road to Valdez, a Richardson Highway preview

Valdez is a two hour drive south from Glennallen on the Richardson Highway, through some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world. Rugged mountains tower on all sides as you drive south through lush green valleys and wild rivers...

The Alaskan Time and Weather

Looking for the correct time and weather in Alaska? This is the place.

Seakayaking in Prince William Sound

This is the story of a holiday in Valdez, Alaska. The author goes on a sea kayaking and glacier / wildlife cruise in Prince William sound and wonders about Heli Skiing in the Chugach Mountains.

Inuit Poem

An inspirational Inuit poem with photos by Pat Warwick and presented by Copper Oar Wilderness rafting company.

Flightseeing and Air travel to / within Alaska

a special primer for Alaskan air travel. Page includes searches and links and information about Alaska Airlines and Flightseeing Charter Air Taxis.

Alaska Cruise Lines

a special primer for Alaskan cruises. Page includes searches and links and information about Alaskan Cruise Boats and Glacier Cruise links.


Traveler's Guides to Alaska

Traveler's Guides to Canada



Anchorage, Alaska Weather

Weather Forecast | Weather Maps | Weather Radar


Alaska Time