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Jun 14, 2013 - Hot Springs to Porcupine Creek

We got out of the Hot Springs about 9am and traveled through the prettiest territory we had experienced on our trip so far although it is difficult to say that as there has been beauty the entire trip. The mountains with their snow still lingering, maybe all summer for some is just wonderful. When we got to Watson Lake we stopped to look at the 'Signpost Village'. Back in the 40s while the highway was being built there was a signpost here and a serviceman put his own sigh showing how far to his home. This snowballed and today there are...

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Jul 9, 2011 - The Great Divide RV Park near Swift River

The Morning of July 9 we left Whitehorse and headed for The Great Divide RV Park near Swift River in British Columbia. We stayed there on our way up to Alaska back on June 7th and figured it would be a good place to stay overnight again. When we pulled into our campsite we found that the ravens were very active and vocal in the area as you can see in the video. At least they quieted down during the night so we could sleep.

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Jun 7, 2011 - The Great Divide RV Park near Swift River

The morning of June 6 we left Summit Lake and crossed the highest pass on the Alaska Highway where we should have been able to see sheep on the roadway but of course not when we were there. We understand they come down to the road to lick the salts used during the winter to keep the highway clear of snow. We traveled for about 200 miles and decided to boondock overnight at a rest stop called Allen's Overlook. We weren't the only ones there, there was a young guy traveling from Alaska who slept in his car, a truck with a camper in the bed...

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May 26, 2010 - Rancheria Lodge

Mon May 24 Not as bear of a day as yesterday, but we did see 3 Black Bear, plus 2 Caribou, 1 Red Fox and our first of many Bald Eagles. Check the photos, we found a cub up a 30 foot tree with it’s mother about 15 feet off the ground in the same tree. We’re not sure how the cub is going to get down!!!! Stopped by a Jade store, like the sign says they mine and design it. Pretty impressive stone and cutting tools. Left BC and entered the Yukon Territory about 3 o’clock this afternoon. Then came to the end of the Cassiar Highway and headed...

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