BMW R1150GSMotorcycle trip to Alaska
July 2010

Alaska is the ultimate destination for many motorcycles riders and on this pages you will be able to follow my trip to that amazing place, first hand.

Bike preparation before the trip - Click to see the bike preparation.

Who are going on this trip - Click to see who are going with me.

What I will be packing on this trip

Camping gear
  • Tent
  • Tent footprint
  • Sleeping bag
  • Mattress and pillow
  • Cooking and kitchen stuff
  • Camping towel
  • Waterproof match box
Bike stuff
  • Tire valves (2)
  • Alternator pulling belt
  • Tool box
  • Extra fuses
  • Set of break pads
  • Oil filter
  • Set of spark plugs
  • Tool box
  • Set of TKC's knob tires
  • Tie downs (2 sets mininum)
  • Waterproof over gloves
  • Cirurgical gloves (2)
  • Backpack for hiking
  • Maps
  • Ear noise reduction (30 pairs, disposables)
  • Pens
  • Extra MC key
  • Set of KTC's or Heidnenau tires
Clothing
  • 3 long sleeves riding shirts (1 cold, 1 hot)
  • 3 sort sleeves riding shirts (2 cold)
  • 1 cold long john
  • 1 hot long john
  • 1 jeans pants
  • 1 hiking pants
  • 2 night shirts
  • underwear
  • 2 pairs of MC socks
  • 2 pairs of snickers socks
  • swimming trunks (yes... swimming on Arctic ocean)
  • walking shoes
  • personal toilette bag
  • sun block
  • Sleeping mask
Food
  • Mountain House army food (2 for emergency)
  • Tea
  • Trail mix (a bunch)
   
Other
  • First aid Kit
  • Bug repellent (Jungle Juice 100% deet)
  • emergency poncho
Documents
  • Passport
  • Drivers Licence
  • Motorcycle registration
  • USA Insurance
  • Canadian Insurance
  • International fee free credit card
  • Extraction rescue paperwork
  • Towing service paperwork
  • Copy of everything
  • Scan and save all docs on a web based secured place
  • Med Jet service for one year ($275 with motorcycle and rider extraction)
Extra
  • CASAL20 licence plate with nails/screws for Watson Lake
  • E.M. MC yellow jacket to place somewhere in Alaska

Packing to Alaska
Before packing

Motorcycle to Alaska
After Packing

 

Go to the Alaska Main page