Saturday, September 12, 2009.
Nugget City RV Park, West of Watson Lake, Yukon
Goodbye to Skagway
Tom said he would get things around the RV ready while Jonathan and I went into town to turn our Jr. Ranger materials in, take a few more pictures in the sunshine and pick up some milk so we headed out. Jonathan was sworn in as a Jr. Ranger in Skagway so I took his picture with the Ranger then it was off to take a few more pictures by the statue of the men climbing up Chilkoot Pass and the White Pass Train. We snapped pictures of anything that we hadn't taken pictures of before or took pictures of anything we wanted a background of a blue sky for today.
Next it was off to the grocery store to get milk and a few other items. Well, we found out they had our “few other items” but no milk. A barge comes in on Wednesdays with their groceries for town and if you don't have your milk by the weekend, I guess you're out of luck! They had a big crowd around here with this run so I'm sure all the locals made sure they got what they needed long before that rolled around. Next stop.
We headed back to the campground and got the Yukon hooked up and away we went. The drive out of Skagway was just as pretty as it was coming in. All mountains, waterfalls and lakes along the way. We drove for about five or six hours then pulled into a campground west of Watson Lake called Nugget City. We crossed the continental divide and even saw a couple of moose along the way.