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Jun 30, 2010 - Arctic Circle & Atigun Pass

Jim and I decided since we would be leaving River View Campground on June 30 we would take a ride on the Dalton Hwy. to Atigun Pass. For you that don't know it is 244 miles one way on a road that is more dirt than paved. It goes to the Arctic Circle then to Cold Foot, up past Wiseman to the top of the Brooks Mountain Range, which is "ATIGUN PASS". Anyone who watches the "ICE ROAD TRUCKERS" on TV knows that Atigun Pass is the very top of the Brooks Mt., driving on the Dalton Hwy. on a 12% grade up!! I'm convinced that when it is winter with...

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