Denali

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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States
Wednesday, June 16, 2010



We woke up in our train car rested and hungry. After a shower (hot water ran out on BJ) we headed over to the dining car for a great breakfast of banana/strawberry french toast raindeer sausage and cheese eggs. We said our goodbyes to the owner and made plans to stay on our return from the arctic. On the way out of Fairbanks we stopped at another unique place for a lunch beer. "Skinny Dicks Half-Way Inn" there are really no words tod escribe this saloon other than awesome!! drove the rest of the way to Denali checked in at the park office and made our way to our campsite at Savage River. We setup camp made dinner, mac anc cheese with bacon bits in it and sage garlic toast. the skys started clearing and there it was, all 20,000 feet if it, Mt. McKinley. The white peaks soared upwards far above the green of the tree line. While I was setting up the camera a Snowshoe Rabbit hopped up within feet of where I was standing and stood on his hind legs as if to pose. We took our pictures and headed back to camp to turn in.

Comments

BJ and Danny, your entries and pictures are great. We are enjoying your trip.
Hope you are having a great adventure. Be safe! From Melissa, on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:10AM
awsome pics hope you are all having a great time stay safe and god bless! From john butrick, on Jun 18, 2010 at 02:39PM

Pictures & Video

Thin Richards Base Camp Mt McKinley
Mt McKinley
Comments:
How awesome!! So glad to hear that it cleared up and you could she Mt. McKinley. From Arlen & Linda, on Jun 18, 2010 at 02:39PM
Totally awesome!! The picture is beautiful and I can only imagine what it is like to be standing right there looking at it!! From Peggy, on Jun 19, 2010 at 03:21PM
Gorgeous shot of Mt McKinley! From valmg, on Jun 20, 2010 at 08:28PM
Awesome pic! Hope you are having a great trip! From Connie, on Jun 21, 2010 at 02:20AM
Nice. From Mary Ann, on Jul 7, 2010 at 07:23PM
Snowshoe bunny
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