Trip: Fairbanks, AK to Paxson, AK Explore the Denali Highway to Denali National Park. 4 Day Memorial Day trip
Saturday, May 26, 201810:00 AM Alaska10:00 Hrs GMT -9:00
Tuesday, May 29, 201812:30 PM Alaska12:00 Hrs GMT -9:00
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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.
- 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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