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by dryer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Angel Creek trail ride canceled on Jan 25th
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Angel Creek trail ride canceled on Jan 25th

All, The weather has not been our friend this month. I am canceling the Angel Creek trail ride scheduled on January 25th. The following week looks even worse on the long term weather forecast. We will try to do some makeup rides in February and March. Stay tuned for updates on the website and Facebo...
by dryer
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Stampede Trail Ride Postponed
Replies: 0
Views: 414

Stampede Trail Ride Postponed

All, I know some of you "die-hards" want to ride this weekend, but the weather is not being nice to us. Forecast for Healy on Saturday is -25 below in the morning, then warming up to a high of -14 below. I am postponing this ride to a later date. (I am leaning toward March 7th). Stay tuned for furth...
by dryer
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Stampede Trail Ride Delayed till Next Week
Replies: 0
Views: 376

Stampede Trail Ride Delayed till Next Week

All, I have been watching the weather in Healy for the past week, and the weather forecast for this Saturday is 20 below for the high. I have been on rides this cold and colder, but it is not very enjoyable. I am going to cancel the ride for this Saturday January 4th and reschedule for the following...
by dryer
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: Stampede Trail Ride Jan 4, 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 585

Stampede Trail Ride Jan 4, 2020

All, I delayed the Stampede Trail ride by on week due to me being out of town. It is now schedule for January 4th 2020. The plan is to depart Justa store (located at Chena pump and Chena Ridge road) at 8:00am. This is a great place to fuel up and get snacks. We will drive to the Stampede Trail road ...
by dryer
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides !
Topic: South Dunbar Trail Ride on Nov 23rd
Replies: 4
Views: 2148

South Dunbar Trail Ride on Nov 23rd

We will begin this ride at 10:00am from the top of Murphy Dome. Caution: The top of the mountain is usually very windy. From the top, we will drop down to the Chatanika river and join the Dunbar trail. Last year I rode this trail south about 15 miles until trees blocked the trail. I came within 1 mi...
by dryer
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Post events, seminars, and training
Topic: Granite Mountain atv ride
Replies: 2
Views: 3394

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: 3092

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: 3794

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: 3067

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: 3935

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: 4602

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: 3759

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: 3759

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: 3232

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: 2768

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...