10 Ways to Spot an Alaskan No Matter Where You Are
Being born and raised in Alaska can leave it’s mark on an individual but it only takes a couple good years in the state for it’s vibe to rub off on you. Alaskans are notorious for being food snobs (all that seafood!), natural fishermen, and all of them have at least one bear or moose story.
If you spot a person with at least two of these qualities from below, chances are they are Alaskan through and through.
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There you have it! 10 easy ways to spot an Alaskan. Next time you’re out and you spot a person repping extra tuffs and a Salty Dawg sweater ask them if they’re from Alaska and you’ll get a big smile and a, “how did you know?”
Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. If she doesn’t have a pen in hand or her nose in a book, she can be found out on a lake or up in the woods around a fire with friends.
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