Yukon Sights by Sue Thomas

Kluane Lake to Beaver Creek - Alaska Highway

12 September 2017 - Tuesday

The sky was clear this morning and the views from the Congdon Creek campground were beautiful, as usual!

Kluane Lake sunrise
heading north on the Alaska Highway towards Haines Junction

The sky was clear and bright as we hit the road again, heading north to Beaver Creek.

Turning onto the AK Hwy
Fall colours on the Alaska Highway approaching Otter Falls turnoff

Kluane Lake and fall colours
Kluane Lake and fall colours viewed from the Alaska Highway

The community of Destruction Bay is just a short drive from Congdon Creek. There's fuel available there and a restaurant to dine at.

Approaching Destruction Bay
Destruction Bay just two kilometres ahead

Destruction Bay
Community of Destruction Bay, looking east towards Kluane Lake

Duke River
The Duke River is north of Burwash Landing

The sky looked great as we continued to head north.

Alaska Highway mountain views
Northbound on the Alaska Highway north of the Duke River

RV on the Alaska Highway
Another camper, but they're heading south

Donjek River
Donjek River, looking east

Alaska Highway drive
A bit south of Pickhandle Lake

Fall colours are wonderful.

Pickhandle Lake area
Sign for the rest area at Pickhandle Lake, on the left

Koidern River area
Just north of the Koidern River on the Alaska Highway

White River
Looking east on the White River, historical mile 1169

Distance sign
39 km to go to Beaver Creek

Dry Creek
Dry Creek area

Construction signs
Construction zones are common in this area due to the effects of permafrost

gravel highway
Construction zone

Following pilot car
Following the pilot car through the construction zone

Beaver Creek sign
Nearing Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek
View of Beaver Creek

most westerly community sign
Beaver Creek is the most Westerly Community in Canada!

We planned to overnight in Beaver Creek. 

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