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    We have a few more working years but plan on doing Alaska in 2023. We have a granddaughter graduating that May and most likely won't make it to the Canadian border until mid June. Would that be too late?
    Kevin and Brenda
    2015 Ford SuperDuty DW Diesel
    2015 AF 27.5L

  • #2
    Heck no, i made the trip in 2018, crossed into Canada on the 7th of June. There is lots of time left in the season, I had to be back in early September so left a few things undone but will be returning in a couple years to do it again.
    2014 Dodge Laramie 3500 Crew cab SRW 4x4, 6.7 CTD, Eng. Brake, 68RE, 3.42, B&W turn over ball with
    companion hitch, Herd Bumper, Tork-Lift Stable Load Quick Disconnects, 91 Gal RDS aux. fuel tank.
    KD Links X1 HD Dash Cam, onboard Viair 450C air comp with 2.5 gallon tank, Centramatic wheel balancers
    2007- 295E A/F, Steadyfast stabilizers, Onan, Equa-Flex suspension, Trail-Air Pin Box
    TST 507 RV TPMS, LT235-85R-16E HT3 Cooper Tires
    sigpic, Centramatic wheel balancers

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    • #3
      The 'prime tourist months' for Alaska are June-July-August. May and September are usually nice, but cold / freezing weather is more of a possibility. Be prepared for weather in any month.

      The Alaska Highway is open year round, but almost all RV parks, provincial parks, fuel stations and smaller businesses close due to harsh freezing & lack of tourists, after September and don't open until May 1st.

      We usually hit the Canada border (in Washington state) the 1st of June, traveling through Canada to Alaska and back (2-3 month travel length).

      Here's a few ideas on where to stay and what to see, from our 2019 and 2017 Alaska trips:

      https://rocklinroamers.wordpress.com
      Travel Blog: www.rocklinroamers.wordpress.com

      2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD: SRW, Duramax / Allison 6.6L Turbo-Diesel, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4, Reese 16K Hitch, 50gal In-Bed Fuel Tank (85 gals total)

      2016 Arctic Fox 29-5T: Six-Point Leveling System, Fireplace, Two A/C's, Two Honda EU2000i Generators, TST "507" Tire Monitoring System, King-Size Bed, Progressive 'Hard-Wired' 50amp Surge Protector, 16gal Water Heater, Slide-Toppers, Power-Reel, 'G Rated' Sailun Tires.

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      • #4
        We drove up in 2018 arriving at the Canadian border in Montana the end of June, spend Canada Day, July 1, in Cochrane (outside Calgary). Plenty of time to enjoy the trip through Canada and Alaska. You can follow our adventure at 7Rwanderers.wordpress.com
        Jerry, Kathie, &
        Bo, one giant Lab
        2019 AF27-5
        2017 Nash 24M (Sold)
        2016 F250, 4X4, 6.7L
        Added 2 leaf springs each side
        50 gal Titan Fuel Tank
        Pressure Pro TPMS
        blog: 7rwanderers.wordpress.com

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