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Thread: Is there any float plane access along Dalton Highway?

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    Default Is there any float plane access along Dalton Highway?

    I am trying to set up a Brooks Range sheep hunt with my father. Hoping to use our 206 on floats to shuttle from the Dalton to wherever we find sheep. We dont need to be able to fuel, only need to be able to get close enough to shuttle some gear back and forth. Also, is the winter road from the Dalton to Bettles a positively winter only road? Any other ideas would be appreciated. Thanks!

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    You can use Grayling lake just south of Coldfoot and as far as I know the winter road to Bettles is on the frozen river, so winter access only.
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    There are numerous lakes within walking distance of the Dalton on both sides of Attigun pass. The biggest issue is getting anywhere near sheep with a float plane up there. If you have the sheep end of things figured out then Grayling Lake (which is actually south of Coldfoot ) is a good place to setup. On the north side you have Toolik Lake.

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    Great thanks for the info guys

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