2017/13: Jade City - Nugget City

  Stage 2017/13 [A056]
Jade City - Nugget City (Cassiar Highway 37)
⇨ 76 mi / 122 km
⇧ 800 Hm (garmin edge 1000)

 

 

 

 

 

British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
 
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
Today, we cycle our final stage on the Cassiar Highway, which has its northern end at the intersection with the Alaska Highway.
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
The mountains to the left and right of the road reach summit heights around 6600 ft / 2000 m.  
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
North of Good Hope Lake, the landscape opens and the terrain becomes much flatter. 
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
Here we cycle through forests that were badly affected by the forest fires of recent years.   
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
As far as the eye can see, only burnt tree trunks. Noteworthy is also the many green that spreads on the ground and step by step recaptures the landscape. 
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
Cycling acoss this section of endless burned forests gives us a impression the magnitude of the forest fires in this region. Scary.
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
At 60 degree of latitude, just a few miles before we reach the end of the Cassiar Highway and turn into Alaska Highway, we reach the Yukon border.
 
British Columbia and Yukon by bicycle: Cycling the Cassiar Highway northbound. Stage from Jade City to Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.
We stay overnight in Nugget City on the Alaska Highway.