The Alaska Highway (Google eBook)

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Hunter Publishing, Inc, 2001 - Travel - 462 pages
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Adventure Guides are the perfect travel companion for the modern explorer. Whether you're looking to backpack around your home state or boost the number of stamps in your passport by traveling overseas, these books will heighten your travel experience.

Our team of knowledgeable authors offers comprehensive introductions that cover history, geography, climate, when to go, transportation, planning and culture. Region-by-region, the books then delve into the heart of the area, with driving tours and side trips to the best museums, historic sites and shops. But the focus is on activities, and you'll learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Extensive listings of recommended tour operators, too. Select places to stay and eat, as well as regional festivals and celebrations.

The most detailed, up-to-date guide to traveling the Highway, from BC through the Yukon & Alaska to Prudhoe Bay. Fair-banks, Anchorage, Dawson City, Skag-way & smaller towns, plus the Glacier Hwy, Denali Hwy, Richardson Hwy & Top-of-the-World Hwy. Wildlife spotting, kayaking, camping, touring. 30+maps, color photos.

  

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Contents

The Land Its Inhabitants
3
Practicalities
61
The Alaska Highway
115
StewartCassiar Highway
209
Roads to Skagway
229
The Haines Highway
241
Dawson City the Dempster Highway to Inuvik
253
The Glenn Highway
281
The Richardson Highway to Valdez
291
North from Fairbanks
323
Denali Park the George Parks Highway
341
Anchorage
373
South of Anchorage
393
The Alaska Marine Highway
443
Index
449
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About the author (2001)

Edward Readicker-Henderson is a beekeeper turned regular writer and contributor to "National Geographic Traveler, Sierra", and others, and has won numerous awards for his writing. He lives in Bellingham, WA.

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