The Denali Highway winds around the Alaska Range. These were the peaks north of the road. . .
. . .as with much of the trip, the clouds made for breathtaking views. . .
. . .one of many glacier lakes along the Denali Highway. Summer use cabins were also along most of these lakes, though i saw none that were occupied when i came through on September 26. . .
. . . the MacLaren Summit sign, backlit by sun and clouds. . .
. . .a view of the Alaska Range from the MacLaren Summit turnout of the Denali Highway. . .
. . .a closeup of the limited plantlife in the area. . .
. . .the obligitory “Shoe in the Snow” pic. This was actually some of the most snow i saw the entire trip (except at a distance). . .
. . .another scenic view of the Alaska Range from the Denali Highway. . .
. . .snow covered central Alaska. . .
. . .in the distance, the mountains of Denali National Park. . .
. . .reflections off of one of the creeks that drain into the Copper River. . .
. . .the Alaska Range beyond the water. . .
. . .twilight falls over Central Alaska. . .
. . .on the Cantwell end of the Denali Highway, the “Travel Beyond this Point Not Recommended” sign. . .