By Motorcoach Through the Yukon & Alaska
We stopped at the Toklat River (Mile 53), and I fully expected to turn around there, as is the normal case when Denali (still Mount McKinley to some folks) isn't visible
due to clouds. However, our driver
had gotten a message on the radio that the clouds were thinning and she just might come out of hiding, so we continued on towards Stony Hill at Mile 60. A few minutes after
leaving the Toklat we had our first grizzly sighting - a sow and 2 cubs down in a ravine close to the road. Not a good photo op, but a good sighting regardless. Another
mile brought us to this sow and cubs - this photo was shot at 10:21 a.m.
This photograph is © 2006 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.