a.k.a. The Usual Suspects...
Here are a few pictures of us throughout the trip, including a couple of rare Otter sightings:
The three of us at Lake Louise, where the Rocky Mountain Trip three years ago ended, and this one started.
A peaceful Adam enjoying the view of Lake Louise
Otter and Adam at Lake Morraine
Otter about 2/3 of the way up Colombia Glacier
Adam walking up Colombia Glacier
Tad (sans 'Stich) at the top of the Glacier
Adam riding the KLR through Jasper Park
Tad and Otter at the start of the Alaska Highway
Adam and Otter at the Alaska Highway sign
Otter checking out a Black Bear along the Alcan
Adam and the KLR near a lake along the Alcan
Adam and Otter enjoying a dip in the Liard Hot Springs...thank god the water is murky
Tad enjoying the Liard Hot Springs
Adam enjoying the view near the end of the Campbell Highway
This is probably a good idea...
Tad at the beginning of the Dempster Highway
Otter heading up the Dempster Highway
Adam heading up the Dempster
Adam enjoying the view of Tombstone Mountain
Otter riding the KLR along the Dempster
Adam riding the KLR along the Dempster
An Otter sighting at the Arctic Circle
Tad at the Arctic Circle along the Dempster
Tad at the border to the Northwest Territories, and yes, that is dirt all over my face
Otter enjoying a nice view in the Northwest Terrirories
Otter disappearing back down the Dempster, as seen from Wright Pass
The usual suspects at the Poker Creek border crossing into Alaska
Adam and Otter in Alaska
Tad and the KLR in Alaska
Having a few cold ones at the Chicken Creek Saloon, Chicken, AK
The next morning, trying to piece the night together... I did what with my underwear??
A quick stop along the Dalton to tighten up a fairly important bolt that had come loose
Adam and Otter at the Arctic Circle again, this time in Alaska
Tad and the KLR at the Arctic Circle
Adam (who was out of his mind at this point) thoroughly enjoying the Dalton
Setting up camp in Prudhoe Bay...in the Alaska Airlines parking lot
The three of us on the shore of the Arctic Ocean
Yes, I am going in
WARNING: The following pictures are rated NC-17.
Running naked into the Arctic Ocean
Submerging into the 34 degree water
and then running back to shore
Otter, who wasn't going to go in, fell to peer pressure (censored)
There was a full moon at the ocean that morning
Our thanks go out to the tour driver who happily took these pictures, while he and the tour guide laughed at us...but they had towels for us, so this behavior may be considered "normal"
Adam riding the KLR through Atigun Pass, Dalton Highway, Alaska
Adam through Atigun pass again
I don't know what you're talking about. I see no wiseman here.
Tad on a tour of Kenai Fjords National Park
Tad at a glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park