Tag: end of Prairies to Permafrost

Prairies to Permafrost – Trip Summary

Details of the trip:

Distance Traveled: 9347 Kilometres (5808 miles)
Approximate Cost of Fuel: $450-500 dollars (fuel is very expensive up North)
Lodging Costs (Camping and Hotels): approx. $1,100-1,300
Number of Days on the Road: 17 (15 on the bike)

Lowest Temperature: 0 Celcius (Destruction Bay, YT – sleet and snow-like conditions)
Warmest Temperature: 24 Celcius (Carmacks,…

Day 17 – Hinton, AB to Calgary, AB – Final Ride Day

Distance: 493 kilometers
Time on bike: 8:30-3:30 pm
Temp: High teens / Near freezing at Athabasca Glacier in Icefields Parkway

The last day is one of the best because you get to go home but it’s always bittersweet since it’s the end of another good long ride.

I slept in again since it wasn’t a very long…