Tag: Hiking in Yukon
The Globe Backpacker’s List of Top 10 Hikes in Yukon
The Yukon is big, wild, full of adventure and with lots of wildlife to see. For these reasons, Yukon is high on the bucket list for many hikers and backpackers alike.
Hiking the Tors in Yukon
The Tors are located in Yukon, close to Whitehorse, and you can plan for a day hike in this region. As defined in Wikipedia, a Tor is a rocky outcrop on top of a hill which is formed due to erosions and weathering. You can read more about it here. They are fascinating to look…
Hiking Grizzly Lake, Divide Lake & Talus Lake Trails in Tombstone Territorial Park
About Tombstone Territorial Park Tombstone Territorial Park is located in central Yukon. It is about 110 kms (1.5 hour drive) from Dawson City and 560 kms (7 hour drive) from Whitehorse. There is only one dirt road – Dempster Highway – going to the Tombstone Territorial Park.
M’Clintock Hike in Whitehorse, Yukon
M’Clintock hike is a very short hiking trail, just outside Whitehorse. Given its short but steep trail…
Grey Mountain Hike & The Secret Cave
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
Spirit Canyon – An ideal beginner’s hike in the Yukon to fall in love with the activity
Spirit Canyon, located off the Alaska highway near Ibex Valley, is an ideal first hike for any new hiker in Whitehorse. It has beautiful views of the Alaska highway and Ibex valley beyond.
Hiking Mt. Anderson in Yukon, Canada
The hiking trail on Mt. Anderson is a relatively new trail added to the long list of hikes in the Yukon Territory in Canada.
Running the Mt. White Trail
Mt. White is a big mountain looming over the Alaska highway on the north and Little Atlin Lake on the South West.
Hiking Fish Lake and Bonneville Lakes in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
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…
Hiking, getting lost and bushwhacking at Mt. Lorne
Mt. Lorne is a tall mountain, south of Whitehorse, on the Klondike Highway. It is hard to miss and is an underrated peak in this region. Due to its close proximity to town, many people skip it for other well known hikes in Carcross and Kluane regions.
Kluane National Park: Part 2 – Hiking King’s Throne Peak
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.
Hiking the Sam McGee Trail in Carcross, Yukon
Elevation 2,050 m Elevation Gain 1,426 m Distance 19 km Type Out & Back Sam McGee Trail Stats