Susitna River Lodging
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Great cabin and great location. The cabin had a king and 2 singles and was very nice.
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We arrived in Anchorage to a forecast of clouds and snow. There were high winds warnings for locations north of the Alaska Range. This meant anything north of Denali. So we started on the road and decided on the North Country B & B in Trapper Creek. We left a message for Jeff and Janet to see if they had rooms. We got off the plane to a message …
This morning we are due to go see Jeff King's huskie kennels. King has won the Iditarod (an 1100 mile gruelling dog sledding race across Alaska) four times. He still races but also breeds huskies for other competitors and puts presentations on for tourists. It is a slick operation, but despite the commerciality of it, it is really interesting. We get to hold some puppies as well as see the older ones on training runs. The dogs are gorgeous and ...
Woke up late and showered at the camp store. This place was probably one of my personal favorite campsites, except for the shower only being available 9 to 5. Breakfast in camp, bacon, fried potatoes, sausage, egg and cheese scramble, toast. Yum. We visited ...
... a massive white river of ice that went on for miles, towering black granite walls all around us, and McKinley lording over it all, still 18 miles away. We posed for pictures and just stood slack jawed trying to take it all in. We watched the other bush planes slide down the icy slope and grab air far, far away and then bank through the icy pass out of view. And then it was our turn to leave...which I did not want to do...just so beautiful.
... of us are much into drinking beer, it certainly was one of the best we'd ever had.
Although it's overcast, perhaps we can still see Northern Lights before we leave for home....
Kath's daily highlight: Dinner at the Brewhouse
Kath's daily lowlight: No moose or bear (again). No Northern Lights to be seen.
Errol's daily highlight: ditto
Errol's daily lowlight: another shuttle