Alaska: The Last Frontier

 Alaska map

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 Preliminary Preparations

 miles

 5/27/96
 Chatanika - Fairbanks

 38

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 Fairbanks Pictorial

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 5/31/96
 Fairbanks - Harding Lake

 51

 6/1/96
 Harding Lake - Delta Junction

 62

 6/2/96
 Delta Junction - Dot Lake

 63

 6/3/96
 Dot Lake - Northway

 100

 6/4/96
 Northway - Beaver Creek, Yukon

 63

Alaska route map

I lived in Alaska for 16 years (most of my adult life) and consider it home. Making this trip has been on my mind ever since 1986 (on my way home from Expo 86 in Vancouver, BC to Fairbanks with my family) when I saw several Japanese cyclists riding up the then mostly gravel and very dusty Alaska Highway near Kluane Lake, Yukon Territory. Alaska route map

Alaska Roads (red line marks my route)
There are more miles of paved roadway in the City of Detroit than in the entire State of Alaska (1/5 of the United States land area).


Some Alaska Links

Indexes: The Alaskan Center | Yahoo! - Alaska

Government: National Park Service
| (Oil Spill Public Information Center) | | Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Communities:
| | Chicken

Educational: | (for further information about the Northern Lights, see: The Aurora Page)

Weather:

History: (1893-1916 gold rush photos at the Alaska State Library) | The Alaska State Library | (amazing high resolution photo of Nome)

Travel: Alaskan Outdoor Adventures | | Alaska Airlines

Bicycles: All Weather Sports: Winter Cycling | , Jim Hendrickson 1996 (, WI)

Miscellaneous: Bears and You | (from Whitehorse to Fairbanks 2/97) | Alaska Photo Travel | (predicted trouble from the Tranbs-Alaska Oil Pipeline)


 
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