Dan suggested I travel down the Richardson Highway for spectacular scenery.
As he described it, I decided I couldn't pass it up.
After that, I'll head to Chicken, AK, and the "Top of the World Highway" over to Dawson, Yukon and take the Yukon River ferry. I hope to have time to travel the Liard Highway up to the Northwest Territories.
From Coldfoot to Prudhoe Bay, I used 5.9 gal, and coming back, I used 4.6 gal from my 7.5 gal tank.
I can't explain the difference except that the filling stations are sometimes on uneven dirt instead of pavement, and the tank may be tilted, changing the amount of fuel it can take.
I've changed the blog to only show 5 posts instead of 20 so the first page won't take so long to load.
You can still read all the older posts by scrolling to the bottom and selecting "Older Posts", or clicking on "Archives" on the right.
- Alaska's North Slope, near the \Arctic Ocean, receives 5 inches of precipitation per year. Half as much as Tuscon Arizona.
- During winter hibernation, the Arctic Ground Squirrel's body temperature gets as low as 29F (-2C), but it doesn't freeze.