>A few miles down the river from Nulato, we noticed a pretty severe storm starting to appear in the sky. After the first clap of thunder and flash of lighting, we pulled over to make camp in the rain.

>Nulato (Wednesday, June 9)

>After a morning delay for engine trouble, we arrived in Nulato to a huge welcome. Children from the village waited on the banks of the river waving, excited to see us arrive. Almost 30 children and 15 adults followed us to the […]


>Flexibility, perserverance, teamwork, positive attitudes, and the ability to be MacGyver – the traits we have learned while underway on the Yukon River. Ray during one of our lunch stops Ray and Tom fixing the bilge system on one of […]

>Galena (Tuesday, June 8)

> After a quick stop in Ruby to fuel (thanks Ivan!), we made it to Tanana. Charley Green and friends arrived with a truck to pick us up and head to the community center. During the busy summer season in […]

>Kindness of Strangers

> In Tanana, we had heard mention of Kokrine Bible Camp on the North side of the river between Tanana and Galena. We decided to stop and visit to see where the children in the region go to summer camp. […]

>On the River again!

> After a fantastic visit in Tanana, we headed down river to find a place to camp before heading to Galena in the morning. Lots of tracks on the river banks – bear, moose, wolf, fox, and lots of birds. […]

>Tanana (Monday June 7th)

> Waking up Monday morning, the team felt a surge of positive energy and morale. Well rested and recharged, we headed South for a beautiful six hour drive to Tanana. We arrived to the community waiting for us on the […]

>Down River!

>After a burger cookout and some ice cream, we finalized the gear we were taking down river and refueled the boats. Once we were set to go, the Robinson family, the Grimaldis, and Marie headed back to Fairbanks. Special thanks […]

>Back to the Bridge

> After a FANTASTIC visit at Stevens Village, we headed back to the bridge to cook dinner and get underway towards Tanana.

>First Yukon Village Visit – Stevens Village

> Coastie (and the group) took a tour of Stevens Village and made it to the community center to speak with the village’s children about boating safety.

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