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Sawyer Glacier Caving.
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Our Juneau experience

Duane and Lynda Pilson show us around Juneau, Alaska.

by Duane Pilson
A photo of the Taku ferry docked.
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The final days of the northern journey

The adventures of the Northern Wanderers are coming to an end. Tthe final leg of their journey is taking the ferry back to Prince Rupert, B.C., from Ketchikan, Alaska.

Kluane Lake
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Days 55 and 56: Beaver Creek to the Cottonwood RV Park

The wanderers spend a couple of rainy days along Kluane Lake in the Yukon.

Duane & Lynda's truck and trailer at Wrangell RV Park.
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Skillful sailing brings the wanderers into Wrangell, Alaska

Wrangell Narrows can only be navigated during high tide when there is good visibility, as the only safe course skirts close to shore.

Bear standing behind a log on the shore of a beach.
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Over the Alaska Marine Highway to Juneau

Duane and Lynda Pilson on days 60-63 of their northern adventures.

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Days 57-59: Haines, Alaska

Duane and Lynda Pilson explore the Alaska panhandle in their RV.

Sign in theatre.
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Dinner theatre in Beaver Creek, Yukon

Day 54 of Duane and Lynda Pilson's northern wanderings take them from Tok, Alaska, to Beaver Creek, Yukon.

RV at Tok RV Village.
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Through the Thompson Pass and into Tok, Alaska

Days 52 and 53 of Duane and Lynda Pilson's northern adventures.

Catching Fish on Seiner
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Days 49-51 of Duane and Lynda Pilson’s northern adventure

The Mears glacier and the Whitney museum are stunning highlights in Valdez, Alaska.

float plane
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Days 28-45: all around Alaska

Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Iditarod headquarters, Wasilla, Anchorage trolley tours and a sea cruise are just part of the agenda as the Pilsons' tour continues.

panning for gold
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Days 13 to 27: the northward journey continues

The convoy moves from Skagway to Whitehorse and on to Fairbanks, Alaska.

Left to right: Marl Brown of Fort Nelson, Lynda Pilson, Duane Pilson.
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Road blog: the Pilsons head north

The first 12 days of Duane and Lynda Pilson's journey to the Yukon and Alaska were filled with wildlife sightings, reunions with old friends and good eats.

Duane and Lynda Pilson standing outside of their RV.
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Preparations for our northern odyssey

The beginning of Duane and Lynda Pilson's northern adventure.