Tag: yukon

  • And we’re off…

    For all those that have driven across Canada, you know how long it takes to get through Ontario. Well, it’s the same experience “leaving the north”… ¬†We feel we hit civilization aka Smithers, B.C. after 14 hours and many would still consider that being “in the north”! We hit the road on Tuesday September 4th […]

  • Takhini River Paddle – YCKC Youth Group

    Our last paddle of the Yukon summer was today. It’s actually fall here now so it should be no surprise that it was cool (11c) and rainy… We pushed through and were rewarded with a break in the clouds by late afternoon and a fun day. A group of 6 youth paddlers (ages 10-13) from […]

  • Mount Mcintyre, Grey Mountain or Carcross??

    Whitehorse has been recognized as a top Mountain Biking destination by Outside Magazine¬†and is consistently written up by various bike magazines. Living in the middle of 500 miles of trails that are a mix of single track, double track and old animal trails, makes us a bit spoiled. The trail system in Whitehorse and Carcross […]

  • Wheaton River – Yukon

    Yukon rivers are all snowpack fed and it’s always a crapshoot as to when the flows will happen. All paddlers in Whitehorse become amateur meteorologists come late May and there are daily discussions about comparisons of snow pack to last year and recent rain levels all in an attempt to figure out when the Wheaton […]

  • Lapie Canyon – Yukon

    We spent 4 days at the Lapie River in the central Yukon camping and whitewater kayaking. It was also adventure test trip #1 to work out the bugs and start the lists in earnest (what do we need to figure out or do over the next 8 weeks before we hit the road for 8 […]