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by dryer
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Post events, seminars, and training
Topic: Granite Mountain atv ride
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

Re: Granite Mountain atv ride

I plan on going on this ride. Not sure what night I will spend out there. It depends on my wife schedule. Dan
by dryer
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Gold Mine Trail ATV Ride Aug 3-4
Replies: 1
Views: 1467

Gold Mine Trail ATV Ride Aug 3-4

I will be leading an ATV ride to the Gold mine trail area on Aug 3-4. This area has two large mines (Dunkle and Silver King) that have been shut down for many years. Buildings and infrastructure remain that we can explore. We will depart from Fred Meyers west gas station at 7:30am on Aug 3rd. The pu...
by dryer
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: July 4th ATV Ride
Replies: 1
Views: 2098

July 4th ATV Ride

I will be leading an ATV ride on the Denali highway from mile post 30 to 60. We will explore the trails around this stretch of road. The plan is to meet at the North Pole Safeway at 8:00am on July 4th and head out from there. I will be have a Arctic Fox camper on my truck. The trip is scheduled for ...
by dryer
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Arctic Man Snow conditions
Replies: 0
Views: 2137

Arctic Man Snow conditions

Mike and I pulled into the Arctic Man parking area today, returning from the Maclaren Lodge ride. There is about 2 feet of snow at the parking area with a lot of scrub brush showing. Brush is visible in the main valley leading up to the race course. You will have to ride high into the mountains to f...
by dryer
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Update, Maclaren River Ride
Replies: 4
Views: 2885

Update, Maclaren River Ride

All, There are currently 10 persons signed up to attend this ride. (The lodge has space for 4 more, if you still want to attend). The snow depth at the lodge is 19 inches and temperature has been around 5 above during the night, and upper 30's during the day. The lodge is at 3800 feet elevation. For...
by dryer
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: MaClaren River Lodge Ride date change and cost
Replies: 6
Views: 3571

Re: MaClaren River Lodge Ride date change and cost

All, The Maclaren river lodge owner Susie called me today and we had a very good talk. I had reserved 10 beds for the Fairbanks Snow Travelers for this trip. So far, only three persons have confirmed that they will go. The lodge has a waiting list for other parties that want to go, but she agreed to...
by dryer
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Mar 16th Ride; Dunbar Trail heading south
Replies: 6
Views: 2721

Re: Mar 16th Ride; Dunbar Trail heading south

Meet at the top of Murphy Dome and park in the area by the Radar facility. I would like to leave at 10:00am. Bring a lunch and water.
by dryer
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Mar 16th Ride; Dunbar Trail heading south
Replies: 6
Views: 2721

Mar 16th Ride; Dunbar Trail heading south

All, I would like to explore the area and trails heading south on the Dunbar trail. I will leave from the top of Murphy Dome at 10:00 and drop down to the Chatanika River. From there we will connect up with the Dunbar trail and head toward Nenana. Not sure how far the trail is broken in, but Topo ma...
by dryer
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Caribou lake ride
Replies: 1
Views: 2204

Re: Caribou lake ride

Thanks Mike for the report. I will plan to lead a ride next year to this area. It was a great trip. If the trail is broken in, any snow machine can make it to Caribou Lake. During this ride, we saw two small herds of caribou, and five moose. We took a snack break at the lake and watch/visited 3 pers...
by dryer
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: White Mountains
Replies: 2
Views: 1997

Re: White Mountains

The snow travelers did an overnight trip on Feb 2nd-3rd. The Wickersham creek trail was good to the Borealis LeFevre cabin. Beyond this point, there were areas of overflow coming out of the hillsides. A lot of it was hard ice but at an angle. It made it an interesting ride. The last 2 miles into the...
by dryer
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: March 9th Nordale Ride
Replies: 2
Views: 2254

March 9th Nordale Ride

All, There is currently no ride leader for the upcoming Nordale ride. If you would like to lead this ride, please let the group know. Mike and I will be traveling to Cantwell Friday evening and riding all day Saturday. We will try to go to Caribou lakes again and enjoy some mountain riding. (We trie...
by dryer
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: MaClaren River Lodge Ride date change and cost
Replies: 6
Views: 3571

MaClaren River Lodge Ride date change and cost

Due to a scheduling event, I had to delay this event by one week. We will depart Fairbanks on Friday April 5th and return on Sunday April 7th. I have reserved 10 beds with the option for a few more under my name, and the Fairbanks Snow Travelers. The total cost per person is $200/person. This includ...
by dryer
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Mar. 2nd Murphy Dome/Minto Flats Ride
Replies: 4
Views: 2628

Mar. 2nd Murphy Dome/Minto Flats Ride

We will meet on the top of Murphy Dome at 10:00am in the parking lot just before you enter the Radar site. Caution; it is usually very windy on the top. From the top, we will drop down to the Chatanika river and find the Dunbar trail. The plan is to head north towards Tolovana Hot Springs. There are...
by dryer
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: White Mountains Ride Feb 2/3
Replies: 1
Views: 1971

White Mountains Ride Feb 2/3

This ride can be one or two days depending on what you would like. Meet at Hilltop Restaurant at 9:00am for breakfast, then depart to Wickersham Dome trailhead at 10:00am. We will ride to the Borealis-LeFevre cabin (21 miles) and drop off supplies for those spending the night. From there, we will ma...
by dryer
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Hilltop to Chatanika Jan. 26th. INFO.
Replies: 1
Views: 2211

Re: Hilltop to Chatanika Jan. 26th. INFO.

I will attend. The weather report looks good for the weekend. Warm, and maybe some new snow. Dan C.