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Old 09-07-2016, 05:56 PM   #1
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Alaska trip

Hi all. Just returned to WI. from Alaska. Some notes. Wi, Mn, Nd, Mt, Id, Wa, BC, Ab, Yk, Ak and return. 10,415 miles,2 months, fueled up 65 times, 10.7 mpg average, lowest fuel cost, Nd. $1.99/gal, highest $5.74/gal in Jasper park (thats converted)
Full hook up 3 days, Electric hook up 8 days, All the rest no hook up or using our Honda 2000. Used commerical but mostly state, provincical, municipal and walmart campgrounds.Turtled every night except 2 nights in N.D. when we open the ends. Lowest temperature 37 degs in northern B.C. Trailer tires mfg 2011 about 1,000 miles on before we left. Goodyear Marathon ST185/80R13. 50 lbs pressure cold, checked frequently never over 65mph. No problems but I had 2 trailer spares with me just in case.
Silver salmon, Halibut, Copper river Red salmon all in the freezer. Met some really nice Alaskans and Canadians. Lots of details and pictures on our blog.
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Old 09-07-2016, 06:43 PM   #2
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Looks like an awesome trip! One I would love to do someday!
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Old 09-07-2016, 07:53 PM   #3
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Lived in the Yukon for 30 years. It's beautiful country
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Old 09-07-2016, 08:12 PM   #4
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ykcamon...We stayed at govt campgrounds near Teslin twice, Dawson City and North of Carmacks, forgot their names, We liked the Yukon.
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I almost forgot the best one at Kluane lake, one of our favorites.
Also shopped at the Walmart in Whitehorse
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Looks like it was a great trip, Geezer. We hope to do our Alaska trip in 2-3 years... can't wait!
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I almost forgot the best one at Kluane lake, one of our favorites.
Also shopped at the Walmart in Whitehorse
RV city!

The campground in Dyea is beautiful waterfront.About 7 miles out of Skagway AK Nice sites no hookups.

Also lots of campgrounds along the Alaska Highway. Dont miss Liard Hot Springs.. yes they are HOT!
We are going back next year

Dawson is an interesting town. The ferry runs 24/7

We did the drive with tent last time and paddled the Yukon and Teslin Rivers.. May do that again and stash trailer somewhere in Whitehorse.
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nice trip and Looking forward to 1 like it

Hope it was as much fun as it sounded. Some good trip knowledge also. Sounds like we need a generator before we try it. Are there long runs between gas stops?? I max out at a little over 300 miles per tank depending more headwind than climbing. Can't wait until we get to take our northern journey.
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https://www.themilepost.com/highway-...alaska-highway

has services listed. Also comes in a large paperback volume.

With a little planning no worries
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Wow, those are some beautiful pictures and I hope you don't mind I copy some to use as my screen saver. Thanks for sharing and maybe one day that my wife and I will be able to do something like that..
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