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August 18, 2012 Oh this place. So so funny. I think the census states that seven people live in this town year round! We heard about this place from a biker. Apparently bikers love to come here and visit Chicken Creek Cafe to eat yummy homemade cinnamon rolls and other goodies. Pies. Cookies. Brownies. Yum! […]

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August 14, 2012 Well. There it is. Only about 140 miles beyond Galbraith Lake we rolled in to a pretty hard core oil field. Deadhorse, AK isn’t quite what you might imagine. It’s a town built for industry, by industry. There isn’t anything frilly about it. Amazing engineering went into and goes into building this […]

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August 13, 2012 Day 2 took us to mile 275 at Galbraith Lake and across some incredible terrain on the way there. Mile 175 you pass the last bit of civilization, Coldfoot,  until you get to Deadhorse. Fill up with fuel here because that’s it. There are something like 10 people that live here. It’s basically […]

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August 12, 2012 So here it is. The road that inspired the formation of our whole hair-brained idea of an adventure. The Dalton Highway (Highway 11, ‘The Haul Road’, ‘The Slope Road’) call it what you will. Its the only way to drive as far north as it goes – to the top of North […]

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August 10 + 11, 2012 Denali National Park. Home of Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America (also the 3rd tallest mountain in the world). The Denali Highway drops you off a few miles south of the entrance to the park. It’s a very different place than any other National Park. There is only 1 […]

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