Outdoors/Adventure

Photos: In Kincaid Park, Solstice Tree Tour brightens dark time of year

  • Author: Bill Roth
  • Updated: December 17, 2017
  • Published December 17, 2017
John Kagerer of Alaska Music & Sound home of “The Horn Doctor” places a clarinet on a branch as he puts the finishing touches on one of about thirty trees on the Mize Loop that were decorated for the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Local businesses sponsored trees for the unique celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days. (Bill Roth / ADN)

People walked the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park to view 30 trees that were decorated for Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage's second annual Solstice Tree Tour on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017.  Local businesses sponsored trees to celebrate Winter Solstice and the return of longer days.