As a service to his readers, WC will from time to time offer tips on how to survive an Interior Alaska winter.
Tip #1: Endeavor to be somewhere else when it is at its worst. Hawai’i is good.
Yes, it’s true, WC missed the entire, record-shattering 3.5 week cold snap in 1989. WC left Fairbanks the day before it began and returned the day after it broke. On a trip with the dates scheduled months in advance.