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Kenai refuge plans fun day to celebrate winter in Alaska

...showshoe walk at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at 11 a.m. on Feb. 9, call Michelle Ostrowski at 262-2839. Photo by Dave Kenagy, KNWR Winter is a challenging time for Alaska animals facing cold temperatures and deep snow. Through a variety of...
Trails favorable for fun

...The trails are currently looking good and I?ll likely go out and clean them up a little more today,? said Dave Kenagy of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge ski trails are designed with wildlife viewing in mind. As such...
Dusted up: Snowfall helps trails

...The base had gotten pretty hard, but with this new snow which isn?t bad, I?ve got enough to work with,? said Dave Kenagy, trail groomer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. On Thursday, Kenagy said he would spend the day grooming the...
Trails still in good shape

...on Saturday, but shouldn?t take much time to complete, so all trails will be open to the public for the weekend. Dave Kenagy, groomer at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said the trails there were also quite do-able. ?A little snow would...
Warm, wet conditions wreak havoc on trails

...the skis,? he said. Conditions are not quite as good at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, according to groomer Dave Kenagy. ?It?s a little on the icy and bumpy side. I don?t want to discourage people from coming out, because people...
Deep snow means lots of work

...of days in order to firm up. ?It?s icy underneath and fluffy on top so it needs to settle a bit,? he said. Dave Kenagy at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge said the trails there also were taking considerable time to make them skiable...
Groomers work to break up icy trails

...runners. ?They?re ski trails right now, and we?re trying to keep them in good shape for skiing,? he said. Dave Kenagy, groomer at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said trail conditions there also were fair. ?It?s not too bad...
Peninsula trails in great shape

...p.m. and the race starts at 7. For more information on the Monday night races, call Ronna Martin at 283-5227. Dave Kenagy said the trail conditions at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge also are holding up well. He has barely had to touch them...
Snowstorm buries some trails, is boon for others

...there will be races on the east side from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, but the west side should still be skiiable. Dave Kenagy, of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, also was working on shoring up the refuge?s ski trails Thursday. ?Almost...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...are already in action. "Everyone is welcome to come on out and ski," said Kenai National Wildlife Refuge ranger Dave Kenagy. "We'll try to get the trails groomed and get the rest of the ski trail signs up by this weekend." Kenagy said...


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