Corvette Road Trip
Traveling America's Roads in America's Sports Car

Maryland to Alaska and Back in a 1994 ZR-1
Part 15
The were a few more cars and campers on the road today, but we still had the road to ourselves most of the time:

We turned south onto the Cassiar Highway to head down to the Canadian Rockies. The Cassiar Highway is a lightly traveled route with very few settlements and services. The road surface is excellent, but narrow and unlined:


We entered an area that was heavily burned by a large forest fire last year. The fire area was very large, and a local resident told us that the Cassiar Highway was closed for 4 months after the fire:


We came upon an accident scene. The previous afternoon, a camper had driven off the roadway. The man was not injured, but the crew was removing parts of the camper from the lake:


After we got rolling again, we entered the Cassiar Mountains and wonderful Alpine landscapes:


Just before we reached Dease Lake, our destination, we met a black bear on the highway. The bear was on the right shoulder and crossed the road directly in front our Z:

Apparently the vegetation was not as tasty on the left side so the bear crossed in front again:

We followed along as he went, for about 15 minutes. Lyndi was walking beside the Z with the door open, as I crept forward. The bear was completely uninterested or concerned about us:
More to come.....