If you have a problem with hunting or trapping, stifle it.

From Chapter 4 of Alaska Traveler:

If you decide to fly out of Anchorage into the Bush, you’ll be traveling on anything from a Twin Otter (fourteen passengers) to a Piper Super Cub (just you and one pilot and your knees will be crammed into the small of his or her back). Another big difference is that before you board you will be asked how much you weigh. Tell the truth! This is necessary to calculate the payload of the aircraft and is essential for a safe flight. If the flight service crew think you have, um, underestimated, they will march you to a scale, one of which every air taxi I’ve ever flown with has on prominent display in the office. Although my friend Rhonda says she knows someone who claims to weigh three hundred pounds on every flight, just to make up for all the liars.

Dana Stabenow. Alaska Traveler (Kindle Locations 216-221). Gere Donovan Press.

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4 Comments Leave a comment

  1. LOL! See this is another reason I have to stay out of the Alaskan bush. Not only do I not want to die by bear, or be required to skin a moose, I’d gain 20 pounds just getting on the plane.

  2. Can’t find where to post a comment on Bad Blood. Loved the book. It’s the ending. I am confused. Tell me that there will be another Kate Shugak book. Don’t tell me that both Mutt and Kate died in this book and that is the end. Somebody tell me something.

  3. Imagine this, I had a knee replacement in July and I finally get to the library and find your new book Bad Blood. Then I reach the end and I am depressed. How could you use that cheesy ending!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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