Arctic Adventure: The Dempster – Part 3

The OneWheelDrive.Net team has faced the Dempster when it’s wet and cold, but now we’re confronted by something we’ve never contemplated. The Dempster on a gorgeous fall day in August when everything goes right. Join us for the conclusion of Dempster: Road to the Arctic.

Arctic Adventure Video: The Dempster Part 2

In the final video of the Arctic Adventure online video series, the OneWheelDrive.Net team reaches Inuvik, NWT. A ride that has carried us from Vancouver, BC to our destination 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Watch for our upcoming feature download and DVD exploring the Dempster Highway in detail.

Arctic Adventure Video: Telegraph Creek

The road to Telegraph Creek is one of British Columbia’s greatest roads, jaw dropping scenery, a hint of danger and a uncertain future. To steal a phrase every visit is potentially a last chance to see this great destination. So the http://OneWheelDrive.Net team takes a two day detour on our way to the Western Canadian Arctic.

Arctic Adventure Video: Smoke in the Air

Riding to the Inuvik, NWT (200kms north of the Arctic Circle), the OneWheelDrive.Net team gets their first taste of dirt traveling from Soda Creek to Bob Tail Lake (just outside of Vanderhoof, BC). A route that requires a minor detour to avoid a forest fire

Epilogue – Rush Hour

Crawling under the towering cables of Lion’s Gate Bridge, we’re rolling into Vancouver on the final leg of our return from the Arctic and our welcome is an automotive slap in the face. Traffic is ornery, pushy, and demonstrating the road selfishness we’ve not had to deal with for 10,000 kilometers. Mainly because for a major portion of that distance there was no traffic…

The Salmon Glacier

Stewart, B.C. – We are overlooking the Salmon Glacier, on a road that curls up the ridges overtop of the great flowing track of ice driven forward by its own weight. In the sun it dazzles the eye, gliding imperceptibly around a corner, with race stripes of medial moraine rock debris giving it black curves like a remnant alien roadway from the last ice age.

Valdez, AK – Everything for a Reason

“We’re going to get wet.” That’s pretty much Glenn’s end statement on the matter as we look down the Richardson Highway from Gakona and into a black wall of cloud veiling the mountains in the distance and Valdez, AK beyond.

Denali Highway – One Yurt, Hold the Testicles

Can you really go wrong with a morning that starts in a yurt? Especially if the evening before was 100% boiled goat testicle free and featured a nice red wine rather than fermented yak milk? The yurt at Carlos Creek Campground in Denali is a long ways from roughing it in Mongolia and is more Ikea does yurt…