Whitepass Railroad

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For the Gold Rush miners, the alternative trail over these mountains was the White Pass Trail.  This trail was longer than the Chilcoot and had its own stories of con artists, dead horses, and starving people. The narrow guage railroad … Read More

The Chilcoot Trail

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Many people travel to Alaska just to hike the Chilcoot trail.  The National Park Service provides information and permits for hiking the Chilcoot The trail crosses the boundary between the U.S. and Canada.  There are also regulations to consider on … Read More

Carcross to Skagway

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I headed down to Carcross and Skagway. What a beautiful ride. Just when I thought that I have seen so many different types of Canadian and Alaskan landscapes… they through you something incredible, wild, and stunningly beautiful. There are a … Read More

Motorcycle maintenance

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I enjoyed lunch at Braeburn Inn – easy to miss and drive by, but definitely worth stopping. Huge, I mean really huge cinnamon buns. I resisted, but several other groups came in and shared one. I had an equally large … Read More

The Dempster

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I stopped at the Dempster Information Center. The weather is good now, but low temperatures and possible rain forecasted. I’ve been hearing a few sounds from the bike that are starting to concern me… a bit like a rattle, but … Read More

Denali Highway

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The Denali Highway is one of my favorite rides. I stayed in Paxon Lake campground – which was ok. There is a water pump and decent outhouses. The walk in tent sites are right down in the water – some … Read More

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