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Sunday, July 6, 1997
Denali Park to Denali National Park, Alaska
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Denali National Park, Alaska:
Latitude: 63° 43' 17" North
Longitude: 149° 28' 25" West
Altitude: 2824 feet
From Seattle: 1637 miles
Lodging: Camp - Sanctuary

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Today's Travel:
Country: United States
Region: Alaska
Route: SR3 (George Parks Highway)
Start: Denali Park
Stop 1. Visitor Center, Denali National Park
Stop 2. Riley Creek, Denali National Park
End:Denali National Park, Alaska
Road Miles:12 miles
Linear:20 miles
Weather: Sunny / Overcast / Partial sun

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 87
Miles Driven:17864
Linear Dist: 58731
Countries Visited: 2
Regions Visited: 38
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Hotels: 30
Friends / Family: 26
Camping: 20
Hostels: 7
Transit: 4
Beers: 255
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Journal Entry:
I got a campsite (at Sanctuary, Mile 23) for the night and got the bus here. So far the only animals I've seen are moose. I was planning on going for a hike, but the weather turned me off to that. It's overcast and threatening rain, but hot a sticky as well. Actually the mosquitoes were more convincing. I don't think I've ever seen them so thick. The repellent helps a lot, but it's not perfect, and it's way to hot to hike in pants and a jacket. So I've had a pleasant afternoon reading.

It's finally started raining lightly, that should drive off the mosquitoes for a bit, and maybe bring the temp down.


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