Tag Archives: Yukon Territory

Along the Way

We took the same way back — the Alaska Highway to the Cassiar south to the Yellowhead Highway, then south on the Cariboo Highway to the US/Canadian border. Bob put in some serious miles each day — sometimes over 400 … Continue reading

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Whitehorse Heroes

We’d nearly done it. We’d nearly made the entire trip without any of the calamities trips to Alaska are famous for: flat tires, busted windshields. The morning we woke up in Burwash Landing, Yukon, we discovered what looked like a … Continue reading

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Leaving Alaska

In mid-August the time felt right to head back. Wildfires threatened the edges of our return route, gray skies loomed overhead, and stretches of road work threw muddy streams of grime on our vehicles: Although a message sign warned us … Continue reading

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Yes You Can in the Yukon

We’d heard so much about the rough condition of the Cassiar Highway that we were stunned to discover that there were longer and worse portions of road on the Alaska Highway. What made the route from Watson Lake to Whitehorse … Continue reading

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Watson I Presume

Arriving in Watson Lake meant we’d made it into the Yukon Territory 🙂 …but first we had to wait our turn on to cross this bridge over the Liard River: It took several minutes for one of the workers to … Continue reading

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