Knowing the roads they have covered and those they have facing them, we are simply amazed at the shape they are in and their determination!
Heading into Canada, you cross the international border some 20 miles before actually clearing Canadian customs in Beaver Creek. However, that stretch of road proved to be in the worst condition of any we’ve driven … and we’ve seen plenty of rig-shaking, frost-heaved and washed out roads on this trip.
On the bright side, however, the scenery, particularly as we began to get inexorably closer to the Canadian Rockies, was breath-taking. In addition we love the mountains, the hundreds of roadside lakes and ponds
Shortly after arriving at our campground, we learned that one of fellow travelers, Bill Irvine, had broken his driveshaft going through a frost heave dip on the Taylor Highway earlier that morning. His large motor home was sitting on a hill on a two-lane road and it could not be towed until Tuesday.
had driven to Beaver Creek for the evening. Chick and Sue will be traveling with us, while Bill and Carol will be returning to Alaska to oversee the “rescue” and repair of their motor home. He remains cautiously optimistic they will be able to rejoin us before we break-up in Prince George, British Columbia on August 10th. We’ve got our fingers crossed for them!