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Two Weeks in Alaska


Here you will find a series of posts that (I hope) will help describe our trip to Alaska as well as be a resource for anyone who wants to duplicate our trip.Two Weeks in Alaska


Trip Details

Dates: Jun 29 2012 - July 14 2012

Locations to visit: Anchorage, Denali National Park, Bus 142, Valdez and surrounding area, Kenai Peninsula.

Mode of travel: Car

Days in Hotel: ~ 4

Days in Campground: ~3

Days Backpacking: ~8



Two tickets on Alaskan Airlines from Denver Co to Anchorage for under $1,100.  Very cheap flights... Hopefully it won't be a crappy flight due to the low cost.

Visiting Bus 142

a 40 mile round-trip trek out to the bus from "Into the Wild"

Pre Trip Report

Kayak Camping

4 Days on two kayaks going up and down the cost and exploring the glaicers.

Kenai Peninsula

Finish the trip up with a few days of driving and camping around the peninsula.