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Return from the Dalton Highway

Posted on September 26, 2014
Return from the Dalton Highway
Winds blasted the truck, shaking it all over during my rest. Eight o'clock and wide awake. So much for sleep. I make a few calls to family and friends to let them know of my arrival. I'm surprised there was cell service up here. After my “I made it” ...
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The Dalton Highway

Posted on September 25, 2014
The Dalton Highway
The Dalton Highway... Four hundred and fourteen miles of mostly dirt roads. This was my main goal in Alaska, to drive as far north as possible on dirt. Sitting in Fairbanks I stuff every possible drop of fuel into the tanks for the long haul. Here I go. T...
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BCV: Dalton Highway: The Reality

Posted on August 27, 2014
BCV: Dalton Highway: The Reality
I’m not sure why but I very much dislike the term “bucket list”, so I will just say the Dalton Highway was on my “to do list” for a long time. I lived in Anchorage, AK for two years during high school in ’78 and ’79 and was vaguely awa...
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BCV: Dalton Highway: Her Perspective

Posted on August 25, 2014
BCV: Dalton Highway: Her Perspective
For years Jim talked about driving the Dalton Highway and visiting Deadhorse at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. So of course when we planned our journey here, it was definitely on the itinerary. The morning that we set off to begin the two-day drive from Fairbank...
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