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Jun 8, 2007 - Livengood to Manley

The road to Manley is a very nice ride which high runs along the ridge of a mountain range offering huge scenic vistas on both sides. The road is paved for a portion about half way. I can't quite figure out these northern roads. They can be gravel/dirt for miles and miles then suddenly, in the middle of no where you hit a stretch of pavement. I have two theories. Either the sections they pave are to soft to maintain as a dirt road or, these are the only sections they can keep pavement on due to frost heaves. I will have to try and find out...

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