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Rugged Coast and Mountains of Alaska

With Holland America, I traveled through coastal and inland Alaska including Juneau, Skagway, Chicken, Fairbanks, Denali, and Anchorage. See my full review of the Holland America cruise in my post… 710 more words


#A to Z: Yukon

These are views along the White Pass and Yukon Route, a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3-ft narrow gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon territory in Canada. 130 more words

Prompts And Challenges

From object to history

NOST 200, Research in the North, is a core course in Yukon College’s various Northern Studies programs. Each year, the class develops a group research project to challenge their skills at discovering information and evidence and presenting it. 99 more words


Shadowing William Scouse

A few years ago, my son Forrest Pass, a historian at the Canadian Museum of History, told me that he was in the process of looking at (with hope of acquiring for the Museum) a remarkable diary. 498 more words

Missing Hiker Chris Fowler

For over a month there has been a massive search for Chris “Sherpa” Fowler who is a thru-hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail. He was last seen at White Pass on October 12th. 306 more words

Train in the Station

This is the White Pass and Yukon Railway Train pulled into the station in Carcross, Yukon Territory in Canada. It looked like a model train set to me.

2,650 Miles, 166 Days Later

Written and Edited at Home

Greetings from Iowa City, Iowa! It is surreal to be walking on these familiar streets again, yet here I am, minus a heavy backpack and no seemingly straight-forward trail to follow. 1,783 more words