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Sarena Hackenmiller

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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Overview

  • 35 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Camp Staff
  • Bacc in Int'l Studies/Canadian Studi...
  • From Fairbanks, AK, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

explore alaska by packraft and foot

ABOUT ME

I grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska but have lived throughout the state. AK is a wild and crazy place to live and explore! I am a person who is always seeking an adventure, in many forms, and trying my damnedest to make those adventures happen! I speak some French after living in Quebec, and now I am living in Givet, France...so bring it on, francophones!

PHILOSOPHY

Be here now! Adventure everyday!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have surfed a few times, met some great people through other surfers, traveled or met up with surfers that didn't need a place, and in 2010 I started hosting! We hosted in Spenard at the "Guachaus" for a couple summers (we love guacamole), and it was epic! Summer in AK with people stoked to be there? Yes!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Surfer: Toronto, Montréal, Clam Gulch AK. Hosting: Anchorage, AK. I also like group outings, like meeting up with some Londoners for a Christmas bike ride 2012, and a couple of kickball tourneys in Anchorage, and rock climbing in Belgium on December 1 when I though my fingers were going to fall off! BRR!

Interests

I am interested in a lot of things, especially things that I can do and progress in. I love to learn new things and try to take something new on every once in a while like knitting and cooking. Boo yea.

Music, Movies & Books

Jazz, rock, folk, dance-ables, funk, bluegrass! I've been really into Game of Thrones lately, who isn't? As for books, I could use some suggestions. All the books I read are scholarly! Dorky!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Day 3 of trekking, climbing Poon Hill, Nepal at 5 am, sunrise.. 3200 meters into the sky..360 degree view of the sun pushing up the stars over beautiful, stunning mountains in the middle of the Himalayas. Breathtaking-literally!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share my floor, conversation, jokes, a few recipes, "Alaskan beer sampling" AKA Bar Hopping by Bicycle, and most likely an extra bicycle! I want to show you Alaska, and I want to learn about who YOU are- it is always exciting to see why people come all the way up north!

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, Nepal, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, France, Nepal, United States

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