Getting There = 0.5*fun

by |July 3, 2012

Hello from the land of the midnight sun! We have just arrived by way of the famous Dalton Highway at Toolik Field Station, a Long Term Ecological Research site of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. We pulled up to the station just in time for dinner, a quick trip to the field station’s wood-fired sauna, and a dunk in Toolik Lake to wash off the dust of the road. Now it’s time to try and block out enough sun to get some shut-eye before a long day of coring tomorrow. Check out some pictures from our 360-mile drive below.

Dalton Highway Sign

The Start of the Dalton Highway

Lupines and The Pipeline

Lupines and The Pipeline

A touristy marker on the Arctic Circle

dirty truck

Who told you our truck was red?

brooks range

High in the Brooks Range


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