Author Archives: Murray Lundberg

Hiking the Summit Peak Trail on the Alaska Highway

As I neared home on a trip to Kelowna and back the first week of July, I spent a few hours hiking the Summit Peak Trail in Stone Mountain Park, which starts at Summit Lake, Km 597.6 of the Alaska … Continue reading

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Watching and Riding Trains Around the World

Living in the Yukon, I don’t get many opportunities to see trains other than those of the White Pass & Yukon Route, but they’re one of my favourite subjects when I travel, and I never pass up an opportunity to … Continue reading

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A Small Herd of Mustangs (P-51, that is) at Whitehorse

Having three P-51 Mustangs overnight at Whitehorse brought a lot of people out to the airport for a look. They are from the Bremont Horsemen Aerobatic Team, which first took off over a decade ago as the world’s only P-51 … Continue reading

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Flying from Phoenix to Whitehorse

On Friday, my long journey home from Arizona to the Yukon began with a 04:00 wakeup call, and a 04:30 shuttle to the airport with a particularly friendly driver. By 05:45 when I shot this photo from the departure lounge … Continue reading

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Two Days in Phoenix, Arizona

Wednesday was planned to be a very exciting, very busy day – confirming purchase of the motorhome, getting a lot of export/import paperwork started, and perhaps even getting the rig packed for the trip back to the Yukon. It didn’t … Continue reading

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Flying from Whitehorse to Phoenix

I returned yesterday evening from a marathon 4-day trip to Phoenix and back. This was the final step in starting a new stage in our lives, buying a motorhome and focussing on slowing down and seeing the North in great … Continue reading

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Hinton to Whitehorse in 46 Hours

I knew that I wouldn’t have much time in Hinton, but for a few reasons, it was even shorter than I’d expected. I went out for breakfast with the kids and at 09:30 was on the road. In Hinton, you … Continue reading

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Sicamous to Hinton via the Icefields Parkway

From Sicamous, there are two reasonable routes to Hinton – the one through Kamloops and north on Hwy 5 is 658 km, the other up the Icefields Parkway through the heart of the Rockies. The Icefields Parkway route is 53 … Continue reading

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Flying from Whitehorse to Kelowna with Air North

I got home very early Tuesday morning from another big adventure across British Columbia and the Alberta Rockies by air and land, bringing a new motorhome to Whitehorse for friends. I didn’t have time to post while I was on … Continue reading

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Going Deep at the Britannia Mine Museum

It’s taken me a long time to write up my visit to this Vancouver-area mining museum back in April, but the article was finally posted on my ExploreBC blog this morning. Click on the screenshot below to read it.

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