M’Clintock Hike in Whitehorse, Yukon

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.

View from just above the trailhead parking
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Grey Mountain Hike

View of the Yukon River and Mt. Lorne from Grey Mountain

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.

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Spirit Canyon – An ideal beginner’s hike in the Yukon to fall in love with the activity

Beautiful views from the Spirit Canyon trail

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.

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Hiking the new trail on Mt. Anderson in Yukon, Canada

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.

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Hiking, getting lost and bushwhacking at Mt. Lorne

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.

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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. 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.

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