Alaska Bound – Traveling the Alaska Highway

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Part 2 of our Alaksa Adventures

Day 8 Monday June 10, 2019
Prophet River, BC to Racing River, BC
183 miles, 4.5 hours 

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Stone Mountain Provincial Park

Wildlife spotting galore today! Three separate bears (2 black, 1 brown), three separate white tailed deer, one moose, a family of four caribou, and 21 stone sheep including several lambs. Stone sheep are similar to Rocky Mountain big horn sheep but smaller and darker. They are found in northern BC and southern Yukon. These were along the highway in Stone Mountain Provincial Park. They are attracted to natural (from minerals in the rocky cliffs here) and artificial salt accumulations along the road. Continue reading “Alaska Bound – Traveling the Alaska Highway”