Surviving Alaska: 12 Ways To Stay Safe On Your RV Vacation!

Just because Alaska is a beautiful far off land, doesn’t mean the state isn’t prone to modern problems.  The ultimate goal is keeping you safe on your Alaska RV vacation by increasing your awareness.

As nice and peaceful as this gravel pull out  campsite along the Denali Highway looks it was rather undesirable.
We pulled into this nice and peaceful campsite along the Denali Highway at night.  When we woke up it was rather undesirable.  It was littered with trash, broken alcohol bottles, spent rounds from people shooting guns in camp, and the icing on the cake was when the dogs found a rotting caribou head 10′ into the bushes.

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Surviving Alaska: Rules of the Road

For the sake of discussion I’m using the Seward Highway as an example.  It’s one of the most beautiful and more dangerous highways in the country (per capita).  It’s difficult to find someone living south of Girdwood that hasn’t been personally touched by an accident on the Seward Highway.  Being a sensitive subject, I’ll try to keep this post informative instead of a rant.

Photo Courtesy of ADN.  Traffic backed up for miles from an accident on Turnagain Arm.
Photo Courtesy of ADN. Traffic backed up for miles from an accident on Turnagain Arm.

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