Yukon Sights by Sue Thomas

Kluane Lake to Beaver Creek - Alaska Highway

12 September 2017 - Tuesday

Views of Kluane Lake by the Congdon Creek campground were beautiful, as usual!

Kluane Lake sunrise
View of Kluane Lake from the Congdon Creek campground

The sky was clear and bright as we headed north to Beaver Creek.

Turning onto the AK Hwy
Turning on to the Alaska Highway from the campground

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

The community of Destruction Bay is 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 north of Burwash Landing

The sky looked great as we continued 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 while we drove North

Donjek River
Donjek River, looking east

Alaska Highway drive
A bit south of Pickhandle Lake

Fall colours are wonderful.

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

Koidern River area
A bit 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 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 decided to overnight in Beaver Creek. 

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