180 Photos - May 5, 2011
Photo: Williston Lake near Mackenzie B.C.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ted SetzerPhoto: Photo: Photo: Mackenzie B.C. on Williston Lake. Big Lumber Mill Town at the south end of the "Trench" route to Alaska. Next stop, Watson Lake, YukonPhoto: Photo: Photo: Williston Lake at the South End of the Trench Route to Watson Lake, YukonPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Notice the large piles of logs. They were stacked up for miles along the lake shore.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Some nice low level flyingPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Finlay River flows into Williston LakePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Fort Ware B.C. about half way from Mackenzie to Watson LakePhoto: Photo: 3000 foot pass in the trench. The water starts flowing north at this point and becomes the Kechika River.Photo: Photo: Moose on the Kechika RiverPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: ElkPhoto: ElkPhoto: Photo: Ted at Watson Lake, YukonPhoto: Photo: Camping Shelter at Watson LakePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Sunset at Watson Lake which was still frozenPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ted and the white gas stove in the camping shelter whipping up dinnerPhoto: Photo: Overnight low was 25 F. Burr. I kept toasty warm however in my 40 year old R.E.I. Duck down sleeping bagPhoto: Nice wood stove, but no woodPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Had to walk through thigh deep snow in the morning to goPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Sportsman hauls an amazing amount of gear.Photo: Photo: Watson Lake Air Terminal and Flight Service Station. There is not controller in the Tower. It is not used.Photo: Photo: Photo: Flying the Alaska Highway from Watson Lake to Whitehorse, YukonPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Fueling up at WhitehorsePhoto: Turbo the dog. Border collie and Sheep Dog mix. He loves you to toss his ball.Photo: Photo: Photo: Whitehorse to Northway, AK to clear U.S. customsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Northway to AnchoragePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Heading south to Anchorage going past Denali National ParkPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ted Stevens International Airport, Anchorage, is co-located with Lake Hood Seaplane base and the Lake Hood gravel airstrip, where we landed.Photo: Photo: Photo: Lake Hood was still frozen but not enough for ski planes. So it was closed for both seaplanes and ski planes.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: On final approach for the gravel strip in center of pic.Photo: Photo: