Home event Trip: Fairbanks, AK to Paxson, AK Explore the Denali Highway to Denali National Park. 4 Day Memorial Day trip

Trip: Fairbanks, AK to Paxson, AK Explore the Denali Highway to Denali National Park. 4 Day Memorial Day trip

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Trip: Fairbanks, AK to Paxson, AK Explore the Denali Highway to Denali National Park. 4 Day Memorial Day trip

This is a trip to kick off the beautiful weather and awesome scenery of springtime in Alaska, what a better time to do a 4-day trip then to hold in on Memorial day weekend. We are going to attempt some of the possibilities along the Denali Highway but My rig and others only have so much time and parts in them so not trying to get in over my head. It's going to be a relaxed trip with lots of chances to explore, sightsee and even fish. I would be happy to roll with others and meet those in the area with the same interests.
  • START DATE

    Saturday, May 26, 2018

    10:00 AM Alaska
    10:00 Hrs GMT -9:00
  • END DATE

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    12:30 PM Alaska
    12:00 Hrs GMT -9:00
  • OVERLAND BOUND REGION

    US Northwest

  • EVENT TYPE

  • DIFFICULTY

    3 MODERATE

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Recommended

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Rally Point Notes:

This is a rough itinerary of the 4-day trip nothing truly set into stone lots of flex.

Day 1: Departure from Walmart in Fairbanks taking Highway 2 and 4 to Paxson to the start of the Denali Highway. We will move down the Highway and decide at attempting the trails to either Oscar Lake or Mclaren Glacier and set up base camp leaving the rest of the day for exploring and sightseeing even possible fishing.

Day 2: Continue down the Denali Highway possibly attempting the Denali Mine to Valdez Creek and Crazy Notch Trails. Set up camp either along the Denali Highway or heading up to Denali National Park to camp.

Day 3: Denali National park and the town at the base of the park or possible day to do the Stampede Trail

Day 4: Final day of exploration of Denali National Park. Return to Fairbanks.

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  • Start Point: Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA GPS Coordinates: 64.85639, -147.6895 Notes: Meet up
  • WayPoint 1: Delta Junction, AK 99737, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.02929, -145.49621 Notes: Start of the Denali Highway
  • WayPoint 2: AK-8, Cantwell, AK 99729, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.0866, -146.43303 Notes: Oscar Lake Possible Base Camp
  • WayPoint 3: AK-8, Cantwell, AK 99729, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.11743, -146.57092 Notes: Mclaren Glacier trail Possible Base camp
  • WayPoint 4: Cantwell, AK 99729, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.10198, -146.63383 Notes: Crazy Notch Trail
  • WayPoint 5: AK-8, Cantwell, AK 99729, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.10679, -147.50329 Notes: Denali Mine Trail to Valdez Creek
  • WayPoint 6: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.7309, -148.91715 Notes: Denali National Park
  • End Point: Healy, AK 99743, USA GPS Coordinates: 63.8991, -149.0558 Notes: Stampede Trail enterance

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