M’Clintock hike is a very short hiking trail, just outside Whitehorse. But, don’t let the distance fool you. It is short, but very steep. Hence, it is an ideal trail for running and training.Read more
If you’ve been to Whitehorse, you must have seen the Grey Mountain, prominent over the city. It is even visible from the downtown riverfront. The one with a big communication tower near the Summit is the Grey Mountain.Read more
Spirit Canyon, located off the Alaska highway near Ibex Valley, is an ideal first hike for anyone new to Whitehorse. It has expansive views of the Alaska highway and Ibex valley mountains beyond.Read more
The hiking trail on Mt. Anderson is a relatively new one added to the long list of hikes in the Yukon. It is an easy day hike enjoyable in summer & fall and a great destination for backcountry snow sports in the winter.Read more
Mt. White is a big mountain looming over the Alaska highway on the north and Little Atlin Lake on the South West. It is easily recognizable while driving south on the Alaska highway, immediately after crossing the Jakes Corner, 80 kms from Whitehorse.Read more
Fish Lake hike is a loop trail, located just 20 kms from the Whitehorse city center. Due to its close proximity to the town, it is usually a busy hike (as per the Yukon standard 😉) on any day of the year, particularly in the Fall season.Read more
Looming south of Whitehorse is a tall peak named Mt. Lorne. While going towards Carcross, it is on your left on the Klondike Highway. Hard to miss, this is an underrated hike in Whitehorse. Due to its close proximity to Whitehorse, people often skip it for other well known hikes in Carcross and Kluane region.Read more
Watson Lake is a small town located at km 980 on the Alaska highway, close to the border of British Columbia and Yukon. While traveling north on the Alaska highway, it is the first town and the gateway to Yukon.Read more
Samuel Glacier is located in Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park in British Columbia. The park lies in the northwest corner of British Columbia. It is located between Kluane National Park and Reserves in the Yukon and Glacier Bay and Wrangell-St. Elias National Parks and Preserves in Alaska. It is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park got its name from two of the great river systems on the planet – Tatshenshini River and Alsek River.Read more
The Kluane National Park is located in the southwest corner of the Yukon Territory. It shares its border with two other parks – Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park of British Columbia to the south and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Reserve of Alaska, USA to the west. These parks contain the largest non-polar icefield as well as some of the most spectacular glaciers in the world. Together, these three parks are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Read more
All pictures of white water rafting are credited to Tatshenshini Expediting.
Kluane National Park is located in the southwest corner of the Yukon. It is a vast land of grandeur mountains, massive glaciers, pristine lakes, gushing rivers, and abundant wildlife. It is also home to the highest mountain in Canada – Mt. Logan. People from all around the world visit Kluane NP for a variety of activities like kayaking, canoeing, hiking, mountaineering, backpacking, skiing, flightseeing tours, white water rafting and many more.Read more
How wonderful would it be if a hiking trail starts right from the downtown of a city? If that’s a question, look no further than the City of Whitehorse. There are many trails it has to offer which begins right from the heart of the city.Read more
Carcross desert is located in the southwest corner of the Yukon Territory, close to the British Columbia border. It is the world’s smallest desert measuring approximately 2.6 sq km. Even though it’s the smallest desert, technically it isn’t a desert as it is very humid and surrounded by lakes.READ MORE
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- Point Pelee National Park is the second smallest national park in Canada at 15 sq. kms.
- It is the southernmost tip of mainland Canada
- This national park is the most ecologically diverse national parks in Canada
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This article will guide you in packing efficiently for a weekend backpacking trip. Following checklist is created as per my preferences only. You should create your own checklist using the information provided in this article and keep on altering that list, based on your own experiences, after every trip until you get it right.CONTINUE READING
Mt. LeConte summit hike is a must-do hike when you are in Smoky Mountains National Park. It may be the third highest peak in the national park, but the hike is challenging with spectacular views from the top (though clouds were the king during our time at the summit). Mt. LeConte is 6,593 ft. high and in winter it is mostly covered with snow or ice.
There are multiple trails leading up to the summit of Mt. LeConte with parking available at each of the trailhead:CONTINUE READING
The Table Mountain Hike is one of the most beautiful hikes in Grand Teton National Park. It is also one of the most popular hikes in this region. From the top of the Table Mountain, you will be rewarded with an up-close view of the Grand Tetons!!CONTINUE READING
We began our journey with a vibrant & a colorful city of Amitsar.
Exploring the gorgeous Golden Temple
The best way to start a trip in Amritsar is to take the blessings at a beautiful and stunning piece of architecture – Golden Temple! It is the heart of Punjab and it should be in your list of must visit places in Punjab. Millions of devotees seek for blessings of Sri Harmandir Sahib at Golden Temple each year.CONTINUE READING