Photos: Flying the Alaska Highway

A cross-country trip to remember for a lifetime.

Alaska Flying

Alaska Flying

Ahead, the Eldridge Glacier descends from Mount McKinley to the valley floor. **For more, read the full-length "Flying the Alaska Highway" feature.
**
Piper Arrow

Piper Arrow

During a rainy day, the Piper Arrow sits on the gravel strip at Mount McKinley Park. **For more, read the full-length "Flying the Alaska Highway" feature.
**
Alaska Flying

Alaska Flying

The terrain doesn’t change when crossing the border from Canada to Alaska, but the access to weather services improves dramatically. **For more, read the full-length "Flying the Alaska Highway" feature.
**
Alaska Flying

Alaska Flying

Shortly after leaving Fort Nelson for the 400-mile leg to Whitehorse, we get into the first mountain flying of our trip, with peaks topping 6,000 or 7,000 feet. **For more, read the full-length "Flying the Alaska Highway" feature.
**
Alaska Flying

Alaska Flying

The thin ribbon of the Klondike Highway, between Whitehorse and Dawson, Yukon, served as our only place to land. **For more, read the full-length "Flying the Alaska Highway" feature.
**
Alaska Flying

Alaska Flying

Earning its name after a severe windstorm struck this remote hamlet, Destruction Bay sits hard by the south shore of Kluane Lake, Yukon. **For more, read the full-length "Flying the Alaska Highway" feature.
**