Kelly's Alaska Country Inn

Mile 266.5, Richardson Highway , Delta Junction, Alaska, 99737, United States | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Delta Junction

Top of the World Hwy

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

52

... At 10 am when we passed along this road there were many, many pieces of equipment sitting idle and no workers visible. A beautiful sunny day but no work being done. Maybe in two years this road might be finished. We continued past Jack Wade Junction to Eagle and on down. We drove along Walter Fork on a better road and finally reached Chicken. There are three independent businesses at Chicken but we could find ...

Alaska coming to an end

A travel blog entry by kimdn

... You need a strong team up here where everyone pulls their own weight. Despite my rapid departure there were many things i learnt. In the sense of practicality: using a gas stove, dressing for arctic conditions, pack snow in an icebox as a fridge (or leave it high up outside somewhere), fearlessly break up a dog fight, hook up a team of sled dogs,...About dogs and people: we are all big wussies. I'm talking about ...

"Don't worry, i'll get Naked before breakfast."

A travel blog entry by kimdn

... team. That got me sweating in no time! Fiddling (for far too long) to get the last rope loose, we were off! The second we zoomed off on the double sled (1 runner each and the middle one was shared) i was already so cramped up it must have looked like i was bracing for a car crash. "Straighten up! Don't stick your butt out like that, it'll be easier." And it was! Until we turned the corner and i got the wind knocked out of me by a huge frozen tree branch that stabbed ...

Rascally puppies and magical lights

A travel blog entry by kimdn

11

... the older ones got a lower protein sort.
After the breakfast you'd do a quick sweep of the yard with your poop bucket. Usually the guys would hook up for a run some time after that and you really don't want to be doing that while stepping in poo. ('Cuz i can guarantee you won't sidestep all of them)
Now it was time to walk the older dogs: Cookie (16 and still going strong), Wilbur (14 and reluctant. He pulls too, but the wrong way), Trapper (the ...

Dog poop, a tough Cookie, hooking up and booties

A travel blog entry by kimdn

11

... snapped off or chewn through). These are the bits of rope the dogs are attached to. The long rope in the middle is called the gang line. The shorter ropes on each side are the necklines (you attach the dogs' collar to it), the longer ones are the tug lines (you attach the end of the harness to that). The dogs can't pull with only their collars otherwise the weight isn't evenly distributed you see. You start harnessing the dogs and bringing them up to the ...

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This inn is located on Mile 266.5, Richardson Highway , Delta Junction.
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