Alaska Ice Highway

In recent days we have seen that it snowed in many cities, something that usually occurs very few times in our country. However, snow is very common in other parts of the world, which see how everything is covered in snow and ice for several months, even having places where it snows practically all year round.

Alaska It is one of the places where you can find more snow almost at any time, and today I would like to write about the Dalton Highway, an ice highway that is between Fairbanks and Deadhorse, which are already in the territory of the Arctic Circle. This highway, one of the most isolated in the United States, is covered in ice about 10 months a year, making it one of the most dangerous.

Dalton Highway

On this highway there are Snow storms very often, even in the middle of August in good weather, a storm suddenly arrives. Dalton Highway is covered in ice 83% of the year, and yet it is still traveled by hundreds of truckers daily, making it also known as "The Truckers Ice Route." A couple of years ago, a television series was made that focused on this highway, «Ice Road Truckers», specifically on the difficult work of all the truckers who drive on it.


One of the times of the year when the highway is prettiest is when the thaw months, which leave a spectacular landscape where you can appreciate a beauty that is hardly seen the rest of the year. Lush forests, spectacular mountains, desert areas, extreme environments and areas for adventure sports ...


One of the most interesting areas is the Atigun Pass, a mountainous pass that is covered in snow almost all year round and that is a pure Alaskan landscape, the image that best describes this place. There are also other places, such as the Yukon river, which is the largest and largest in Alaska and which is crossed by a spectacular bridge.

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