Alaska

Anywhere in the country is fine. Where do you want to camp?

Postby Carol Reed » Sun Oct 11, 2009 1:22 am

I DO like the idea of a full ferry load of tears !!! What fun we could have !!!

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Postby queeniejeanne » Mon Oct 12, 2009 3:40 pm

Alaska is the reason we have a tear. but with Ken's prejudiced limitations we couldn't commit even if we wanted to. QueenieJeanne :cry:
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Postby bart » Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:39 pm

I read this thread last month and we liked the idea of taking a teardrop to Alaska so well that my wife and I have both reserved vacation for next July to make a trip. I need to get busy and make sure I have a teardrop that is ready for this adventure.
Thanks again for the inspiration.

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Postby starleen2 » Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:02 pm

:thinking: I have a mission trip ploanned for Sitka Ak for July??? :thinking:
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Postby rockinrobin » Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:59 pm

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Postby Lazybones » Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:00 pm

I looked into going to alaska a few years ago. I had the plan of taking the ferry back after the trip up. After finding out how much the ferry cost I changed my mind. They sharge by the foot of deck space taken up and you couldn't sleep in the trailer while in route. Things may have changed but I doubt if it got cheaper.

I would be up for a trip to Alaska but a month would be minum time to take in my mind.
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Postby S. Heisley » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:05 pm

I've been told that the two most important sites/parks are only approachable by boat (and maybe airplane): Denali & Glacier....don't know how that would work with teardrops.
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Postby willik » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:26 am

Glacier would be difficult in a tear. Only so many boats are allowed in each day.

However, Denali would easily work for a tear. With exception of once a year, personal vehicles a restricted from more than 10-12 miles into the park. Only approved tour buses is they way in. You can take a day trip all the way into the camp just past Wonder Lake and back out again. It is like 12 hours, but well worth it. Outside the park are tons of camping, cabins, etc.

If you get to Alaska, Denali should be on the list. Another fun place is Chena Hot Springs (with the Ice Hotel) -- I don't remember if they have formal camping options there or not.
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Postby bart » Sun Dec 06, 2009 4:18 pm

Is anyone else heading up to Alaska in July 2010. If we meet you somewhere I will buy you a beer.

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Postby Ken » Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:09 am

ok, i was wrong about only home builds, no predigest here, i apologize to all, madjack and queeniejeanne, can we start over

anyone interested In Denali summer 2010, required, vehicle towing a small tailor
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Postby Gage » Fri Jan 08, 2010 2:19 am

Ken wrote:...............................required, vehicle towing a small tailor
Cool, now I can bring my Field and Stream (smaller foot print than a teardrop)---NOT :EXP :lol:

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Postby jhb » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:01 pm

Cathy and I have been talking about this for 3 years now. 2010 is out, 2011 a possibility, 2012 more likely. The ferry is by the foot, and there are height restrictions, but most tears will fit in the double-level decks, but mind anything on the top of your car, a car top carrier can put you in with the trucks and motor home$. Book early or you might not get a spot.
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Postby Mukilteo » Sat May 01, 2010 9:48 pm

I thought of driving up to see my sister in Tok, AK Maybe 2011 or 2012. I still haven't got my passport or enhanced drivers licence yet. Too late for this year. Also holding me back is I don't want to drive that far and back by my self. Guess I will have to work on that. :lol:
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Postby okiecamper » Sat May 15, 2010 7:32 am

man that would be great!!!

i would like to go with a group

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Postby BKinGA » Sat May 15, 2010 8:15 pm

Eric,
Enhanced drivers license?
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