Beaver Lake Resort
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Twelvemile Summit is at 85.5 with an elevation of 3190. The Steese gravel road begins at 81.3. It was frozen and hardpacked and a breeze. What a place! We were hoping for some good auroras with a mountain view. We visited the summit, took a selfie, and settled just slightly below on a bend in the road with a nice snowcap mountain.
On the Steese there are 3 summits. Cleary Summit, where we've gone ...
... missiles in ground silos We passed through some beautiful country and unfortunately we had on and off again rain. We did passed by the beautiful Rainbow Ridge Mts. They have varicolored talus slopes. The reds and greens are volcanic rock; the yellows and pastels are siltstone and sandstone. I posted several pics of this mountain ridge. Along the way on the Ric******* Highway we started paralleling the Alaskan pipeline which travels from Nome to ...
... station. The people that own the campground that we stayed at also have a gold mine. To keep everyone occupied, they brought in a huge pile of dirt from their mine to let everyone pan for gold. The pile was strategically placed next to their jewelry shop. Yup...I got bored panning and went to the shop and bought some earrings. I got my gold.
Next stop was Delta Junction for two nights.
August 1st we headed for ...
... and not disturb the perma frost ground. The pipeline is zigzag shaped to work with the earthquakes. It is designed to withstand a 8.5 earthquake. In 2002, there was a 7.9 earthquake with no damage to the pipeline. 90% of all Alaska revenues are from oil. July 2, 1902, Felix Pedro found gold and started stampede. Rookie gold panners coming into Alaska were referred to as Sourdough. Fairbanks Exploration Co began making test drilling samples and realized there was a lot ...
Stopped in Nenana to view the Tripod used in the Ice Classic. The tripod is placed on the Nenana River in March when it has freezes over from the winter. Average temp here is 50 below! People place bets when the tripod will break the ice and fall into the River. It has to be exact, date and time down to the seconds. Last years book was over a foot thick with wagers. Stayed at Rainbow RV Park ...