The Alaska Highwayor the Alcanis a portal to some of the most beautiful places in North America. Tricia Brown's best-selling guide traces this famous route, providing detailed information and tips along the way. With full-color maps and photos, this comprehensive guidebook includes details on trip preparation; considerations along the way; places to hike, bike, fish, and boat; attractions and festivals; and Alaska's famed wildlife.
An award-winning author and former columnist and editor, Tricia Brown has spent more than twenty years traveling nearly every inch of Alaska's road system to write about the state and its people.
|Edition description:||Fourth Edition, Fourth edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.68(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.86(d)|
About the Author
Tricia Brown: A former columnist and editor for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, the Anchorage Daily News, and Alask magazine, Tricia Brown has spent more than 20 years traveling nearly every inch of Alaska's road system to write about the state and its people. She has published numerous books on Alaska for adults and children. She and her husband make their home in Scappoose, Oregon when not exploring the 49th state.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Road to Hell?||9|
|2||What You Need to Know, A to Z||23|
|3||History of the Alcan: The Soldiers' Road||38|
|4||The Eastern Route: Through Alberta to Dawson Creek, B.C., and Mile o||42|
|5||The Western Route: Through British Columbia to Dawson Creek, B.C., and Mile o||86|
|6||The Alaska Highway||118|
|7||Western Canada's Northbound Byways||169|
|8||Alaska's State Highways||182|
|9||Alaska Marine Highway System||268|
|Alaska Highway Distance Charts||273|
|About the Author||288|