Denali West Lodge

Lake Minchumina, Lake Minchumina, Alaska, 99757, United States | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Lake Minchumina

The Wildlife Whisperer, Tim Darling

A travel blog entry by scottjmurray


This is a special edition devoted to my friend Tim's love of animals and nature. Each time we have a wildlife experience, Tim's first words are "get a picture of me with that". He has become adept at calming fierce bears and wild moose. He has also developed quite a relationship with Patty, but still insists she should pay for a third of the gas. She has no rebuttal.

For those of you that are wondering and I am ...

Our tour of in Denali Park

A travel blog entry by martyandbarbara


we just spent an hour trying to put pictures in and I don't even know if the pictures went in- i hope so,
every day i think this is the best- it can't get better and so far every day has been better than the last, I am running out of superlatives to describe our experiences. we spent 8 hours today ridingn a bus up high mountains on gravel roads, with lots of steep turns- I never felt sick for a second and neither did anyone else on the ...

Denali NP

A travel blog entry by lounik


after several wet days in the area north of Fairbanks, we decided to head south on the Parks Highway...
not only did we score reservations in Denali NP for the July 4th w/e...
but we were thrilled to learn wonderful weather was ...

Back to Civilisation ...

A travel blog entry by fol-de-re


... There are always going to be parts of it that are uncomfortable, inconvenient, boring - or - in this case - all three! With aching neck and shoulder already a problem, this boneshaker bus with no headrests and tatty plastic seats was not in the least appealing to me. When the driver announced that the heater and microphone were broken, it began to resemble a torture chamber. For this stage of our adventure, I armed myself with ...

Time for a real hike!

A travel blog entry by fol-de-re


Yesterday, we were just practising. We missed the cut off for the guided hike sign up - 11 people got their names down before us and that is the maximum limit. So, we decided to go it alone - well - not quite alone. We found 3 other brave explorers to hike with us - Vash, Lindsay and a guy named Doug. Armed with pepper spray, a hand drawn map (?) and borrowed walking poles, we set off to climb up to Quigley Ridge. It was ...


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