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Dempster Highway – Camping in the Klondike

Astonishing, how we just get a couple of warm days to go camping on the nearly most northern point of our journey. We just turned onto the Dempster Highway as we left it again a couple kilometers later to turn into a small gravel road, on which’s end there once…

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Dawson City – Gold Rush

Like already described we reached Dawson City over the Top-of-the-World-Highway shortly after we entered Canada again. Dawson, the city of gold seemed not to have lost any of its wild western flair since the last gold rush. Gravel roads, sidewalks out of wooden planks and colorful wooden frontages along the…

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Fairbanks to Dawson City – Stories from the Side of the Road

The journey from Fairbanks to Dawson turned out to be a really long one. Nevertheless, we experienced quite some good moments on those two travel days. Real stops weren’t planned on that route but the spontaneous traveler always finds some nice places to pull up. The first one came just…

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Denali National Park – Cold Shock

One of our main destinations in Alaska was the Denali National Park, which covers large areas of the Alaska Range and in the middle of it the Mount Denali, also known as Mount McKinley, which is the highest mountain in North America.  We arrived at the park in the late…

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Alaska – First stop: Anchorage

Alaska! We made it! We drove most of the Alaska Highway up here and then made our way to Anchorage. The Alaska Highway will definitely be the subject of another blog post, but today I wanna tell you something about Anchorage. As the biggest city in Alaska, the town slain…

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Kluane National Park – Hiking more than our physical limits.

Hiking 60 kilometers! Within three days! With heavy backpacks! Humans get really weird ideas! Why it was actually worth it anyways I now wanna report. For the Kluane National Park, we chose a real heavyweight. A hike over three days, that would bring us far into the park into a…

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Whitehorse and the Yukon

Our first destination in the Yukon Territory was its capital Whitehorse. We arrived there in the evening and parked our van at Walmart, getting some new supplies and sleeping there. The next day we checked out the small city center and organized a canoe tour for the following day. As…

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Up into the Yukon – the Cassiar Highway

Once we left Revelstoke and all trails in the Glacier National Park were still closed we made our way to Lake Louise. The winter dominated the Rocky Mountains, too, so we didn’t really had something to do there. So we drove up the Icefields Parkway, a street that I will…

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Joffre Lakes – Thaw

The last hike before our big jump to Revelstoke was at the Joffre Lakes. The Joffre Lakes lay on a pass between Pemberton and Lillooet. The count three lakes that formed in a glacier valley. The way up lasts around 1,5 hours. We experienced a beautiful bright and sunny day…

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Keyhole Hotsprings – Bear Visit

As we already did two awesome hikes in the last days some recreation was on our bucket list. What is more perfect for that than hot springs? Close to the village Pemberton, which is the end of the Sea to Sky Highway, are the Keyhole Hotsprings. Indeed you first have…

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