Yukon Sights by Sue Thomas

Lake Creek to Haines Junction, Alaska Highway

2 September 2016 - Friday

The morning was overcast and a bit chilly, so we hit the road.

Lake alongside AK Hwy
Lake alongside the Alaska Highway, near km 1780

Donjek RiverLooking west on the Donjek River

The fall colours were out but the gray overcast kept things looking dull.

Looking west from the Alaska Highway
Fall colours near km 1750

Duke River

There was numerous long construction zones that required waits for pilot cars.

Construction zone
Construction zone

Southbound near Destruction Bay, Yukon
Approaching Destruction Bay, southbound

Kluane Ranges
Kluane Ranges to the west of Kluane Lake

Lake to the west of the Alaska Highway
Slims River valley and St. Elias Mountains

Christmas Creek, Alaska Highway
South of Boutillier Summit, heading down to Christmas Creek

The weather wasn't improving so we decided to head home and wait for it to brighten up.

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