Tag Archives: National Parks

Rocky Road

Today was our ascent up and over Chilkoot Pass from Sheep Camp. We were advised by the NPS Ranger Kai that we should have an early start, as it has been known to take up to 12 hours to make … Continue reading

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Sheep Camp

Once we were done with Canyon City, it was time to head toward Sheep Camp, a mere 4.8 miles away. We knew we had some climbing to do and that we would pass another camp, called Pleasant Camp. We were … Continue reading

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Into the Woods… continued

The first mile, for a clutz like me, was challenging. The tangled web of roots and rocks, insisted one pay attention to each step. It was exhausting both physically and mentally. We couldn’t help but think out loud, how the … Continue reading

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Into the woods

If you’ve come to Skagway in hopes of sleeping in, forget about it…unless of course you are deaf. At precisely 5 AM the train whistle sounds not once, but at least a half a dozen times! We roll over, pull … Continue reading

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Skagway

As luck would have it, two cruise ships beat us into port. Apparently there was a murder on board. (It appears there are other ways to die on a cruise ship besides catching an illness) Seems that a husband killed … Continue reading

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Casa Grande Ruins

We wanted to avoid going through Phoenix on our way back to California and take the “roads less traveled”, so on our way back to California we of course missed our turn (or rather, took a turn too soon)¬†and ended … Continue reading

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