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Still holed up under the dead head drinking Lead Dog Ale

The dead head is of course from a massive moose and is hanging over me in the bar. To make matters worse, I just found out I am drinking the last bottle of dark beer in the place! The restock truck does not arrive until tomorrow. I hope I am long gone before that! I failed to mention a … [Read more...]

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I forgot my bra… now I know why my bike bag is so light…

I tried to pack really light for this trip; only the essentials. I believe that ultimate lite packing is only three pair of underwear: one to wear, one that is drying out from being hand-washed the night before and one pair that is dry (should you fall, say in the Yukon River). Everything beyond … [Read more...]

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Let’s spend Canada Day in the U.S. and the 4th of July in Canada

We awoke to rain in Tok. The Amish gremlins were still camped out, but the coffee was fresh and good straight from the jet boil French press. Life was good. This holiday has every RV in Alaska headed towards Eureka to camp in a gravel pit (at least the locals), but all the tourists seem to be … [Read more...]

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Glennallen: City of God

I left Anchorage today with a destination of Tok, Alaska. I am headed up to Eagle to visit Yukon Charlie National Park and Preserve. The road leading up to Eagle is dirt, and I have been warned that when they spray the road with magnesium chloride to keep the dust down, it can get dangerous when … [Read more...]

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I’ll be your Huckleberry…

So, I continued north to Flathead Lake, Montana. What a gorgeous place! It was so pretty there – especially when you climb up to the highway rise just before you see the size of this monster lake. This has got to be one of the nicest lakes. I thought, "I could live here." I found myself saying that … [Read more...]