Alaska Adventure 2005

[one_half] Trip Journal Objectives: Explore Alaska Traverse the entire Alaska Highway, a.k.a. "The Alcan" Visit Denali National Park & Preserve in Alaska Visit Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in California Drink beer & smoke cigars each night around the campfire Destinations: Planning the ride Day 1 - Heading to the Redwoods Wednesday, June 22 Paul, Jeff & Eric Los …

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Alaska Adventure 2005 – Heading for the Redwoods

Day 1 Wednesday, June 22 Van Nuys, CA to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, CA 763 miles (Paul, Jeff & Eric) Paul, Jeff and Eric depart from Eric's house in LA and head for the Redwoods in Northern California. Once they reach Redding, they head West on Highway 299 through the Trinity Alps, a mountain range between I-5 and …

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Alaska Adventure 2005 – The Oregon Coast

Day 2 Thursday, June 23 Crescent City, CA to Seattle, WA 531 miles (Paul, Jeff & Eric) After spending some time exploring the Redwoods, the guys head North up the Oregon Coast, some mighty fine motorcycling riding indeed. They cross the Columbia River at Astoria, Oregon and cruise into Washington State. They could head Northeast …

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Alaska Adventure 2005 – Heading for the Alaska ferry

Day 3 Friday, June 24 Seattle, WA to Bellingham, WA 98 miles (Paul, Jeff, Scott, Trev) 196 miles (Eric) The day has finally arrived. After a hearty breakfast and a brief stop at REI to purchase flashlights, we head North on I-5 for Bellingham, Washington, the Southern terminus of the Alaska ferry system. Eric is …

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