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North of 60 A Bit of Yukon History

A Bit of Yukon History

I thought that a little bit about the history of Whitehorse and the Yukon would help put some context to our trip “North of 60″. 1,721 more words

Chilkoot and White Pass Trails

The Chilkoot Pass at the Linderman Lake end, looked easy enough but from Skagway it involved a steep climb. Fine if you had nothing to carry, but prospectors lugged all their heavy supplies. 66 more words

Canada - My Corner Of The World

By train from Carcross to Lindeman Lake

After lingering in Carcross, we finally boarded the train and were off, passing kilometre upon kilometre of Bennett Lake. When we reached the end of Lindeman Lake, the train stopped because this was where gold miners built their canoes then paddled upstream heading for Dawson City, in the direction I had come from. 127 more words

Canada - My Corner Of The World

Well, here he is...

the first bear of the season.

The bears are just coming out of hibernation. No wonder, there is still a lot of snow in the mountains. 34 more words


Trip to Skagway and Haines - Part 1

Before last week, I had gone out of Whitehorse on one single occasion: in the middle of the night, to Fish Lake, a half-hour drive away from town. 348 more words


Sights to Behold

Enjoying an excursion on a scenic railway during an Alaskan cruise.  The railway links Skagway with Yukon, Canada.  Very exciting tour as we journeyed to the summit of the White Pass at nearly 3,000 feet in elevation.


We Can Do It! -On What I Learned Form Hiking With Women

The first night of the girl crew wasn’t planned. Dimples and I had agreed to hike together at White Pass, our most recent town stop. Agreeing to hike with anyone was hard for me, I had just hiked Oregon solo and the freedom to come and go from town on my own schedule and camp where ever I want was worth cost of camping alone sometimes and the annoyance that most pictures of me hiking were ‘selfies’. 1,668 more words