Fairbanks We Are Here!

Posted on July 8, 2010

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Chicken was left behind in a cloud of clucks and feathers as the boys knew they were on the home stretch of the first phase of their journey. They rejoined the Alcan Highway and pavement about an hour after departure and gassed up at Tok (no water so the owner said “just piss out back there and fill your Camelback’s with the tap on my neighbor’s house”. Ahhh … Alaska.

We ate lunch at Delta Junction, the original end of the Alcan, and made it to Fairbanks in time to pitch our tents in the RV park where we meet the girls this coming Sunday.

From Missoula to Fairbanks it’s 2,858 miles; Atlanta to Fairbanks is 5,270 miles; from Mile “O” in Dawson Creek it is 1,698 miles (longer than the official distance due to side trips, getting lost, turning back to lote missing riders etc.). We need a layover day and tomorrow is it.

Adios

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