Category: Camp Fire

Tall tales from the campsite

Eielson Shuttle Bus

July 24, 2011 Today we had our third bear encounter in three days. You heard about our chocolate chip cookie bear yesterday and Brendan arrived back in camp after some front row bear interaction the day before. Michel stayed at camp today and Brendan…

Wonder Lake Shuttle Bus

July 23, 2011 We opted for shuttles for the next couple of days, as they allow you to get on and off the bus. As a rule, they won’t let you get off by wildlife, but the driver will drop you off 1/2 mile…

Tundra Wilderness Tour

July 21, 2011: Last night we boondocked north of the park entrance. We had to push through some brush b/c the trail was over grown a bit. But the spot we found was worth it… …A really cool valley overlooking the Nenana river. On…

Happy Birthday Frank!

It’s still the 17th in Alaska! And it’s light out.

Cottonwood River, BC to Whitehorse, YT

Friday, July 15 Well. The “beautiful”, “listening to the river”, Cottonwood River experience turned out to be a total disaster. We were infiltrated by Mosquitos in the Ironhorse. Steve and I battled with them for a couple of hours as it seemed like they…

Stewart/Cassier Hwy: Boulder Creek Rest Stop to Cottonwood River

Thursday, July 14 So rest stops are awesome in Canada. They’re plentiful, they’re free, lots of them have pretty nice scenery, and there are pit toilets, even though we normally don’t use them bc they smell like crap. And, unlike in Australia and New…

Canada

We have no cell coverage and are borrowing some quick wifi from a nice fella in Dease Lake BC, but this couldn’t wait We’ll hopefully be back on track with blogging service sometime in the next couple of days. Until then.. Can you believe…