2002 Alcan 5000 Itinerary
Updated 7-31-2002
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Orientation, 1-3pm
Cafe Veloce

Reception, 8pm
Woodmark Hotel

Kirkland, WA

Start - 8:00am
Carillon Point,
Kirkland, WA

Highways 5, 1, 97

Sandman Inn
Quesnel, BC

Mile 540

Depart Quesnel
Hwys 97, 16, 37

Tour, 'Ksan 
Historical Village

Sealaska Motor Inn
Hyder, Alaska

(or Prince Rupert)

Mile 1050

Free Day,
Alaska Marine Highway

M/V Kennicott

Depart Hyder,
Hwys 37, 16, 1

High Country Inn
Whitehorse, YT

Free Day,
Alaska Marine Highway


Depart Whitehorse
Hwys 1 & 2

Overnight (all):
Golden North Hotel
Skagway, Alaska

Mile 1820

Aug 18 Aug 19 Aug 20 Aug 21 Aug 22 Aug 23 Aug 24
Depart Skagway 

Richardson Hwy, 
Alaska Highway

Lunch, Watson Lake

Woodlands Inn
Fort Nelson, BC

Mile 2460

Depart Fort Nelson

Alaska Highway,
Liard Highway, 
Mackenzie Route

Yellowknife Inn
Yellowknife, NWT

Mile 3085

Free day, 

Yellowknife Inn
Yellowknife, NWT

Mile 3180

Depart Yellowknife

Peace River, Alberta

Peace River TSD

Trumpeter Motor Inn
Grand Prairie, Alberta

Mile 3930

Depart Grand Prairie

Bighorn Highway

Finish - 2pm

Banquet & Awards
Jasper Inn
Jasper. Alberta

Mile 4250

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This is a revised schedule, adjusted for 2002 Alaska Ferry sailings. Lodging from the night of August 14 through the morning of August 23 (9 nights accomodation) is included in the entry fee and (except for ferry stateroom) booked by the organizers.   Additional rooms at the event finish in Jasper are available at a special rate.
Entrants will be on their own for accomodation prior to the event start on August 14. Some options are:
 *  The Woodmark Hotel.  Our event headquarters at Carillon Point in Kirkland, on the shore of Lake Washington.  This is an outstanding facility with underground parking.  Rates are $225 if reserved by July 12, phone 425-822-3700.
 *  La Quinta Inn.  Less than a mile south, just off Hwy 520 at 10530 NE Northup Way.  Rates are $66+, phone 425-828-6585.

Ferry details are as follows (for more information see the Alaska Marine Highway web site):
* The ferry cruise is optional: teams are responsible for their own reservations and expenses.  Reservations are open, and may be cancelled without penalty up to 14 days before sailing.  Web reservations are an option, or call AMH local reservation numbers: [Juneau (907) 465-3941,  Anchorage (907) 272-7116 ]
* 2001 summer fares were $374 for vehicles up to 19' ($314 up to 15'), $112 for 2-wheel motorcycles, and $143 per passenger.  (A 2-berth stateroom is $116, ferry passengers may deduct this from their entry fee).
* Ferry passengers will do the 'Ksan Village tour and TSD, then spend the night of Aug 15 in Prince Rupert.  The ferry should depart at 7:45 am Friday Aug 16, and arrive in Skagway at 4:15 pm Saturday Aug 17.  Ports of call include Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Juneau, and Haines