Caribou Lodge Alaska
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Today was a rainy day. We woke up and drove back to Anchorage for supplies before heading to Denali State Park, which is not Denali National Park that everyone visits, we will visit that in a couple of days. We stopped at Fred Meyers for gas and groceries, had sandwiches for lunch, and continued on our journey. We decided to visit the town of Talkeetna on the way to Denali. It was a cute town, very touristy, with lots of little shops and such. I would not ...
... a winner with the first one. We got a cabin at Susitna River Lodge. It slept 6 so with a king bed and 2 singles, we'd all share the first night. What better way to meet these new travel partners? We got there early enough to start getting our gear ready. Since Kim had no idea what was even in her suitcases, she definitely needed the time.
We weren't sure where to go, since we weren't familiar with the Talkeetna ...
... noisy! After hearing about the way the dogs are trained, Ethan goes off with some of the other kids for a close encounter with the puppies whilst the rest of us hear about the race and do a Q and A session with Jeff King. I hadn't realised but the race is non - stop (apart from checkpoints where the dogs are rested for about 6 hours and checked over). The mushers get no outside help and support whatsoever (not even a phone is allowed) and ...
Travelled down from Fairbanks to Denali on a perfect day weatherwise.. Had lots of views of Mt McKinley on the way and our driver couldn't help exclaiming about it...it was the first day he had seen it this summer...it's unusual for it to be completely clear of clouds evidently and we were reminded of this fact over and over again!!! Mt McKinley is the highest mountain in Nt America (over 20,000 ft) and because it is only 2,000 ft above sea level is majestic ( ...
... 8217; camp from the mountain. Gear is everywhere. It is fun to reconnect with the few employees still working.
We toured the museum in town, then ate dinner at the West Rib Pub. I pointed out to the staff the signature of Barbara and Brad Washburn they had on the wall. In 1997 I took then to dinner there and I had them sign the wall. It is now covered with signatures including a few that are intruding on the Washburn’s. I suggested ...