Kiana Alaska Travel Blogs

Browse 13 travel blogs from Kiana, Alaska. Read Kiana travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
   Gold was discovered on Klery Creek in 1909. Copper, lead, and tin were also found - all mined primarily by hand …
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#2 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
  Well I would have sworn that it was a DC-6 but our thundering ghost from the past is actually a DC-4. I thought that t…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#3 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
Just across the Kobuk from our camp there is a string of small ponds which begin a hundred yards from the river and are accessi…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#4 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
    Two thousand gallons of jet-fuel for the helicopter, pallets of supplies and groceries, and several drum…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#5 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
Around June 20th construction was completed on our new tent-camp up on the Kobuk River, about 100 miles northeast from Kotzebue…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#6 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
   On the fourth of July, I hiked to the Kiana Lodge about a mile downstream. I walked along the strip of spruce tr…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#7 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
  From the air, the 'hog-back' ridge looked like a flat, smooth table which had been gently tilted upwards out of  …
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#8 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Jun 10, 2008 – Jul 29, 2008
   After Gray flew the fifth sling-load for the day, the four of us piled into Vince's boat and headed downstream t…
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This blog was featured on Monday July 7th, 2008
#9 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Jun 10, 2008 – Jul 29, 2008
  I worked our first three nights until 3 or 4 a.m. under the midnight sun to perform a 300-hour inspection on the helico…
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This blog was featured on Monday July 7th, 2008
#10 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
  Since the bulk of the exploration work that our geologists are performing is thirty-five miles north from the base cam…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#11 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
   Several of the geologists who had been on the project since its beginning in mid-May were preparing to head home…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#12 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
   After last night's midnight sun extravaganza I was surprised to wake to a blue sky. It has been nearly two weeks…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
#13 of 13 Kiana travel blogs
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Apr 04, 2007 – Sep 16, 2007
  The month of August in the arctic can be as unpredictable as October in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sunny days of…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday August 29th, 2007
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