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Musk Ox on the North Slope about 30 miles from Prudhoe Bay

Alyeska Pipeline and Musk Ox

Alaska  – The road between Fairbanks Alaska to Deadhorse in Prudhe Bay is about 450 miles in length and ends at the Arctic Ocean. The Alyeska Pipeline is within sight a good deal of the way. Gasoline is available at Yukon Crossing, Coldfoot, and at Deadhorse Camp in the Prudhoe Bay area. Make sure your […]

Bridal Veil Waterfalls Valdez Alaska

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dutchpickle facebook pics – Alaska Kayaks – Valdez Copper River near Chitna, Alaska Casper Kennecott Copper Mine in Alaska Kennecott Mine located in Wrangell – St Elias National Park Kennecott Glacier Lodge lunch McCarthy – sign McCarthy Lodge Dish with blue flowers Tire Repair Chitna Matanuska Glacier on the way back to Anchorage Grizzly Pizza […]

Glacier viewing helicopter in Valdez Alaska

Vertical Solutions

Vertical Solutions helicopters in Valdez Alaska Glacier viewing by helicopter really is amazing! Vertical Solutions brought one of their helicopters to the city dock on the 4th of July 2014 to take tourists up for an aerial of the local glaciers and waterfalls. The weather was so perfect and I was ready to go! Fueling […]

Time Bandit

Time Bandit and Salty Dawg

Time Bandit – Salty Dawg – Big Dipper Chipper – Homer Alaska Homer Alaska harbor – gear on deck of salmon fishing boat Salmon seining boats in the harbor. Homer Alaska – catching pollack off the beach behind Lands End Inn at the end of the sand spit. The fishermen there caught about 50 fish […]

Harding Icefield near Seward Alaska

Alaska Glacier

Alaska Glacier – Harding Icefield – Exit Glacier – near Seward AK The weather was clear and the sun was shinning so it was a perfect day to walk the trail past the Exit Glacier up to the Harding ice field a short distance from Seward, AK. Plan on taking 6 to 8 hours from […]

sea otter with seagull in Kachemak Bay Alaska

Alaska Kachemak Bay

Alaska Kachemak Bay – Homer Alaska – Halibut capital of the world Sea otter and seagull are best buddies in Homer at the point in the sand spit in Kachemak Bay. This is the first sea otter that I have ever seen that will get out of the water and rest up on land from […]

Eagle flying in Katchemak Bay Alaska

Alaska Eagle

Alaska Eagle flying along Katchemak Bay this morning Walking the beach this morning in Katchemak Bay there was an eagle just relaxing in the sun – wow Homer beach at Katchemak Bay               http://www.homeralaska.org/ This eagle left when another flew by and they took off together into the skies – pretty cool! It was time to […]

Arctic Circle

Canada 5 Arctic

Canada – Dempster Highway – Yukon – Arctic Circle Heading up the Dempster Highway to the Arctic Circle and to the Northwest Territories. The Yukon is such a cool place ! This gravel highway is actually an easy run if you have the time and money for gasoline. It is necessary to gas up in […]

Yukon grizzly bear

Canada 4

Canada part 4 – into the Yukon northbound to Ross River and Carmacks A black bear and a fat brown colored bear greeted me into the Yukon as I headed north on the Robert Campbell Highway. I took that as a good omen. There were also 3 bears near Contact Creek which is on a […]

bison on highway

Canada 3

Canada part 3 – Ft Nelson to Watson Lake Bison and Bears Beware of the many Bison that are often times on the highway. They are a hefty animal and will bring you to a screeching halt if you run into one. They are more difficult to see at night and do not seem to […]