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Old 12-26-2014, 08:26 PM   #1
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VivaLaVida in Yukon [updated 04/15/15, page 2]

Some more pictures of VivaLaVida's journey to Alaska last summer.

1. Famous Sign Post in Watson Lake.


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2. Riding the Robert Campbell HWY.


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3. Flower time.


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4. There is many marsh everywhere.


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5. River canyon.


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6. She tryed to scare me to make me go away from her progeny.


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7. They are some quite deep mud holes in Yukon ! Hopefully, VivaLaVida's winch works well.


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8. Old mining stuff.


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9. Prospection site.


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10. Nice sunset in high country.


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11. Exploring some high country.


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12. The most trendy campground in Whitehorse : the Walmart parking lot ! This picture was taken after midnight, it was already almost midnight sun.


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To be continued...
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Old 12-26-2014, 10:13 PM   #2
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon

Great photos. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 12-26-2014, 11:28 PM   #3
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon

You're really puttin her through the mill. Fantastic trip you're on and some great shots.
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Old 12-27-2014, 04:11 AM   #4
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon

Wonderful pictures, Claude!
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon

Thanks for the pics.

How did you rig that reverse pull out of the mud hole?
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Old 12-27-2014, 04:54 PM   #6
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon

I've modified my front bumper, so I'm able to move the winch from front to back hitch. But this time, I needed a snatch block despite the 12000 lbs winch. Both axles where in the mud...
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Old 12-30-2014, 01:44 PM   #7
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon

Update of the day.

13. Some emerald lake.


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14. If you ever drive through ere, it's a must to stop at "the Barracks" in Carmaks. Sharon and Gary will welcome you with delicious homemade cookies, pies and soups... ;-) There is also WiFi if needed.


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15. Quiet sunset near Carmacks.


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16. Yukon River.


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17. VivaLaVida geting to some high country.


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18. A summer inhabitant of the place.


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19. Great boondocking spot near the summit.


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20. Sun still shines after midnight.


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21. But it's still not the real midnight sun.


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22. Old mine above Keno.


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23. They are some marmots too.


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24. Keno City, a quite unique place.


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25. Abandonned gaz station.


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26. VivaLaVida in Dawson City.


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27. This town really looks like out of the last century.


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28. Oups, I'm not gonna park there !


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To be continued soon...
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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon [updated 12/30/14]

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Re: VivaLaVida in Yukon [updated 12/30/14]

Update with ride of the Dempster.

29. Dempster HWY from above.


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30. Some of the Tumbstone Mountains look like kind of Iceland scenery.


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31. Tumbstone Mountains, a huge wilderness area.


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32. Dempster HWY in fair condition through the Tumstone Mountains.


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33. Hiking to some mountain lake, I spotted this young marmot.


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34. Grizzly Lake, in Tumbstone Mountains.


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35. Still icy Upper Twin Lake (Tumbstone Mountains)


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36. Driving toward North through some limestone range.


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37. First polar circle crossing for VivaLaVida!


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38. Rainy day...


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39. Not far from the Northwest Territories border.


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40. Toundra flowers.


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41. Cable ferry to cross the Pelly River.


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42. Arriving in Tsiigehtchic.


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43. famous Igloo Church in Inuvick, the actual end of the Dempster.


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44. A ingenious architecture that allows permafrost not to warm up Under it!


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That's it from VivaLaVida's trip up North through Yukon. Will open another thread for VivaLaVida's journey in Alaska, then update this one for the way South... ;-)

Hope you'll enjoy some pictures, looking forward to your comments.
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Beautiful pix. Thanks for sharing
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