Yukon Territory

Fort Nelson to Stone Mountain Provincial Park
Alaska Highway

7 August 2010 - Saturday

This morning we headed back to Fort Nelson to see if there was a computer repair shop open. There was, but none of the technicians were working.

So we left Fort Nelson at 10 a.m. and arrived at Stone Mountain Provincial Park and Summit Lake campground in time for lunch. There were plenty of great camp sites available so we decided to stay for the night; the campground access road is
at N58 39 07.1 W124 39 04.0

Summit Lake at Stone Mountain, Alaska Highway, BC
Entrance to Summit Lake campground in the Stone Mountain Provincial Park

The day was overcast with rain threatening.

Summit Lake, Stone Mountain Provincial Park, Alaska Highway, BC
Summit Lake with the Alaska Highway on the right

Despite the threat of rain, we decided to hike the Ridge Trail across the highway.
Did not make it to the top of the mountain, but DID hike 2 km up and 2 km back.

Stone Mountain Provincial Park, Alaska Highway, BC
View of Summit Lake campground from the ridge hike - our rig is the bright white spot second from right

Tazz surely enjoyed the hike. We learned she was part mountain goat on this adventure. While I struggled to climb the steep rocky incline, she jumped hither & dither without a care in the world. I think she didn't really appreciate the view either!

Stone Mountain Provincial Park, Alaska Highway, BC
Tazz, our dog, pondering the view from the ridge above Summit Lake

Returned to the fifth wheel just in time as a torrential downpour settled in the for evening. 

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