Yukon, BC and Alberta
See below our ideas about the first part of the trip through Alaska, the Yukon, British Columbia and Alberta.
Note: because some roads are closed in winter the shown route may very a bit around Dawson City and the rest of the far north.
In Alaska we also planned to hike to Magic Bus 142 (Into the Wild, red.)
On Google Maps
Stunning Road Names
Since we're born in Europe and we don't have the road names as known in the US and Canada we still wondering how they figured all those stunning road names. In chronological order all roads we will come across. We just like them, thats why we did put them here 😉
We kick off on the Dalton Highway, 666 km of artic tundra.
Halfway George Parks Highway we will hike bus 142.
Denali Highway (closed winters)
Glenn Highway - Tok Cutoff
Taylor Highway (closed winters)
On the Top of the World Highway (closed winters) we enter the Yukon region in Canada.
Dawson Creek - Tupper Highway
Bow Valley Parkway
Trans Canada Highway
Here we'll enter Banff, the beginning of the GDMBR (Great Divide Mountain Bike Route), the longest off-pavement cycling route in the world, through the entire United States from it's north to it's south.
The 4339km route crisscrosses the Continental Divide from north to south starting in Banff, Alberta, Canada and finishing at the US/Mexico border in Antelope Wells, New Mexico.
In a future blog post more about this part of our route...