Yukon Hiking

A little guidance in a wild landscape.

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May 20, 2022
Anthony on Cottonwood Trail
Obviously Parks Canada wants you to stay off the slide but the far easier option is a short scramble up and over the base of the slide rather than the extensive detour. This is quite doable even if you are carrying a bike. There are a couple of obvious use trails and some old flagging.
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May 19, 2022
Alfie on Chilkoot Trail
I would like to this trip starting from the Canadian side. Do you need a passport to cross over into the US? Is there a border crossing station in Dyea that you need to check into once you crossed over to the US? Are there border patrols checking for permits and documentation?
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May 14, 2022
JWY on Auriol Trail
We attempted Auriol Trail on May 12th. There was still quite a bit of snow, and we had a difficult time without any snowshoes. We were frequently 'punching through' up to our knees. We ultimately made it about 4km into the trail before turning around. No trail prints in the last 1km or so of our...
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May 14, 2022
JWY on Rock Glacier
We hiked Rock Glacier on May 11th. There was minimal snow, and the trail was largely quite easy to traverse!
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May 14, 2022
JWY on King's Throne
We attempted the Kathleen Lake/King's Throne hike on May 11th. We did not have snowshoes, and there was enough snow to make the hiking quite difficult. We ultimately made it the 1.7km to Kathleen Lake, along with 1km up the King's Throne trail, before turning around. Still gorgeous though!
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