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Old 03-15-2015, 11:07 PM   #1
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Default Brisket on the Tokisitna river in Alaska

I own a snowmachine touring company here in Wasilla Alaska called "Backcountry Warriors". Had a group of guys want to go on a one day ride on a beautiful sunny day here in Alaska. So Saturday all day I did a 17 pound brisket on my Traeger. When it was done I sliced it and foiled it with some sliced potato's with various seasonings.



So yesterday we got up and drove about an hour and a half to where we unloaded our snowmachines. It was a bit cold!



We rode 30 miles until we hit some awesome powder. It warmed up to about 10 degrees so at noon we stopped to do lunch.



We dug a hole to have a fire pit so that the fire wouldn't fall through the snow. I pulled a cargo sled behind my machine with a Webber Smokey Joe some charcoal and proceeded to warm up our lunch. Mt. McKinley in the background.



The brisket was a HUGE hit! The guys Loved it and there was not a bite left.



Then we rode around for the rest of the day. Got to hang out with awesome quality guys.



Amazing scenery, great guys, great stories, great food, just a great day to be an Alaskan! Mt. McKinley. I have a Delorme InReach Explorer. I checked and we were at 980 feet in Elevation. McKinley? 20,320 feet. Awesome day!

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Old 03-15-2015, 11:41 PM   #2
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great looking brisket, and spectacular view.
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:07 AM   #3
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You are right, that looks awesome. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-16-2015, 06:28 AM   #4
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That's one of the best days a guy could have, imHo....Beautiful!
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Old 03-16-2015, 06:50 AM   #5
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Damn right!!!! THAT is livin' my friend , WOW!

And that brisket and taters looks off the hook for sure

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Old 03-16-2015, 07:50 AM   #6
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Wow this is very cool. I bet they didnt expect to get a nice brisket lunch like that. Well done and great views. I would pay to go on this trip!
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Old 03-16-2015, 08:44 AM   #7
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Very cool!

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Old 03-16-2015, 08:47 AM   #8
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Great day Beautiful scenery My goal is an Alaska vacation someday
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Old 03-16-2015, 11:00 AM   #9
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We did snow mobiles in Colorado when we went skiing this past Decemeber. It was awesome. However, my guide must have been slacking because he didn't break out a freshly smoked brisket mid trip. That's awesome...bet the guys LOVED it. I know I would have.
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-24 degrees and still heading north. Good looking food and scenery.
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:25 PM   #11
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Very nice looking brisket. With meals like that you ought to get a ton of return business.
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