The background: 6 riders, all wanting to make the trek to Alaska and get north of the Arctic Circle commited to meet in Jasper on 13 June for the kick-off. Dave (jecklll) on a Vee running TKCs Jerry also on a Vee running TKCs, and a real deal Santa on the side Keith, 3rd of the trio of Vee running TKCs Mike (tsrf990r) on a DRZ400 bored over and tweaked, running Shinko 705s and Kolpin side tanks Shannon (Mike's clearly better half) on a KLX250S (O)), running Shinko 705s and Acerbis rear tank Me (HomeMadeSin) on the constantly mocked Wee, running TKCs and the only non-Canadian The 1st three hail from Saskatoon, Mike and Shannon from Vancouver area and I'm from Denver area. Since we’re originating from different points, the plan was to meet up in Jasper. From there, take 16 across to pick-up the Cassiar and then cut over to Skagway, ferry to Haines. Then hit Anchorage, Fairbanks and on to the Arctic Circle. Deadhorse was a maybe. Then back thru Tok, hit the Top of the World Highway to Dawson City and the Campbell to Watson Lake and the AlCan. Inivut was also a maybe. Then onto Ft. Nelson, Ft. Saint John and split to individual destinations.