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
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
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
|Elevation Gain||1,426 m|
|Type||Out & Back|
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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