23 February 2010

Moving through the steep Chilkoot Pass

23 February 2010,
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police required each would-be gold miner to have approximately one ton of supplies and gear before they were allowed to […]


23 February 2010

The treacherous journey from Whitehorse to Dawson City

23 February 2010,
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After leaving Whitehorse, the rafting stampeders still had to travel 460 miles to reach Dawson City. The Five Finger Rapids were the last major […]


23 February 2010

Turmoil for the Yukon miner’s and the final years of Dawson City’s Golden Age

23 February 2010,
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Dawson City had a very tough early history. By 1897, the population had grown to 5,000. A fire destroyed much of the city that […]


23 February 2010

The source of the Great River and beginnings of the Alaskan Yukon

23 February 2010,
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The Llewellyn Glacier in British Columbia, Canada is generally accepted as the source of the Yukon River. Meaning “Great River” in the native Gwich’in […]


23 February 2010

Two scenic villages nestled in a precious sanctuary of wildlife

23 February 2010,
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Kaiyah Flats, the northern section of Innoko National Wildlife Refuge, lies adjacent to the Yukon River, southwest of the town of Galena. Its 751,000 […]