Paparazzi have produced Our Longest Drive photos from before, during and after the journey to Inuvik. Scroll down to see shots from the pre-trip publicity effort, the trip itself and the end of the road.
Left to right: Martin directs the cast in kickstarter.com campaign video; Each cast member delivers his thoughts about the trip to the camera; The cast studies a map of the long road to Inuvik; Some shots in Jim’s backyard before putting on costumes.
Left to right: The men in costume for kickstarter.com fund-raising video; The trailer has its theatrical premiere at a Garrett Popcorn house party in Sundance; “We’re just saying that any idiot can take a picture..or be in one”; Festival party hosted by Brenda Sexton, former head of Illinois Film Office.
Photos from the Road
Left to right: Jim notices the gas tank cap open on our gas guzzler; The long road can get lonely — here’s an amorous traveler at Wall Drug in South Dakota; Badlands, SD; All but ghosts remain in Scenic, SD.
Left to right: Steve and Kori Dee’s beautiful home on a ranch outside of Helena, MT; Steve Dee sets us off on the right course to Canada; Fairmont Resort and Hotel with Stanley Thompson Golf Course in foreground; Crow Foot Glacier on the Icefields Parkway in Alberta.
Left to right: After a long hike up a hill, Mike and Vic make it to Peyto Lake; The foursome at Lake Louise; Jim set to sleep at the Scarecrow B&B campgrounds, McBride, British Columbia; Tweazle, the owner of the Scarecrow, serves breakfast to Dan and Jim.
Left to right: International Chain Saw Carving Competition in Chetwynd, BC; Stop for cinnamon buns, the cuisine of the Alaska Highway; Bison; Vic dares to get his skin wet in Liard Hot Springs, BC.
Left to right: Jim and some ass toweling off; Signpost Forest in Watson Lake, YK; Roger the woodcarver and auto mechanic at Northern Beaver Post Cottages, Yukon; Train conductor with travelers in Skagway, Alaska.
Left to right: After hitting sand wedges to see who could be “Closest to Mike” in the Carcross Desert, YK; Streets of Dawson City, YK — last city before the Dempster Highway; The start of the dreaded Dempster; An abandoned RV on the side of the Dempster.
Left to right: Eagle Plains Hotel, 11:00 pm; Interior Eagle Plains Hotel, home for the night; Mike takes a breather at the Arctic Circle; Jim and Vic waiting for breakfast at the Arctic Circle.
End of the Road—Inuvik
Left to right: A sign greets visitors; Mayor Denny Rodgers welcomes the travelers to town; Igloo Church, Inuvik’s number one tourist attraction; Kurt Wainman pilots a jet boat up the MacKensie River.
Left to right: US Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson at the Roads End Golf Course; Vic driving a golf ball into the tundra; The third (and signature and last) hole; Flight to Tuktoyaktuk, a suburb 200 miles away.
Left to right: Aboriginals store fish and whale blubber in the permafrost at the ice house; Tipping toes into the frigid Arctic Ocean with Tuk Mayor Merven Gruben; The world’s furthest northern mosque; Dancers and musicians entertain in Inuvik’s town square on Aboriginal Day.