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Apr 17, 2016 - Day 7 - We See You Caribou

We hadn’t had internet or cell service for a while, and we don’t have it now. So, today’s update will be posted late. Not so much to write about today. I’ll write about some things we’ve noticed the last several days on the trip, which should make for more reading. Today we went way over what we usually do. We got to Fort Nelson by 1pm. That was pretty early to stop for the day. So, we ended up going on to a pull off just past Toad River. That’s roughly 325 miles. I had planned it so we didn’t go much past 200 miles any day. Of course, that...

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Jul 11, 2011 - Tetsa River Services and Campground

We finally got on the road around 9:30. It was still raining. We turned off of the Alaskan Highway about 17 miles outside Dawson Creek to go see the Kiskatinaw River Bridge. The problem was there was no sign telling us to go left or right so we went right. Well, that started to take us down a very muddy road so we stopped. We unhooked the car, left the RV where it was, turned the car around and drove the car to the bridge. This historic “curved” wooden bridge is 531 ft long and is the only original timber bridge built along the Alaska...

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Jun 7, 2011 - Liard River, BC - A Perfect Day

(Ron Writing) Yes, it was one of those “perfect days”! The weather was perfect; after an overnight low of 40° we had temperatures from the mid 60’s to the mid 70’s all day depending on the elevation. The photos show there were always clouds in the sky but somehow we always had sunshine where we were. After Elena fixed us a pancake and sausage breakfast we continued almost straight west on the Alaska Highway immediately climbing a steep grade for several miles to Summit Lake and Summit Pass, which, at 4,250’ elevation, is the highest point...

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