The Yukon River trail guide

by Archie Satterfield

Publisher: Stackpole Books in Harrisburg, Pa

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 158-159.

StatementArchie Satterfield.
LC ClassificationsF912.Y9 S27
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5191341M
ISBN 100811720535
LC Control Number75011907

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  Coal Creek Camp Nº Wº Distance from Eagle: mi by river, 4 mi by two-track trail from Slaven's Roadhouse How to find it: Hike a four mile trail to Coal Creek Camp from Slaven's Roadhouse or fly into the Coal Creek airstrip Sleeps: 2 comfortably, 4 max History: This historic mining camp was built in the early s to support gold dredging operations. Beaver lodges are a common sight, King Salmon are coming up the river to spawn and swim right by the canoes. The last three days we float down the mighty Yukon River and get a glimpse of the gold rush days. Your guide will be able to explain lots about wildlife, plants and traditional lifestyle in the wilderness. Trip date: - .

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Our Yukon River: Whitehorse-Carmacks, Yukon River: Carmacks-Dawson City, and Teslin River guidebooks have been researched and prepared by Len Webster. Len is an adventure river guide who has led countless tours over the 30 years that he has guided in the Yukon.

Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries covers more than 4, miles of watery trail. The Yukon, Tanana, Porcupine, Koyukuk, and Kuskokwim Rivers are the five longest rivers in Alaska, extending into the Yukon Territory.

This water flows The Yukon River trail guide book, almost entirely undammed. Salmon surge against current. Moose, bears, and wolves wander the banks/5(15). Get this from a library. The Yukon River trail guide. [Archie Satterfield] -- A description of the mile water route from Lake Bennett to Dawson City, for boaters wanting a two week trip through the land which was the scene of the Klondike Gold Rush.

The Yukon River trail guide by Archie Satterfield,Stackpole Books edition, in English The Yukon River trail guide This edition published in by Stackpole Books in Harrisburg, Pa. Edition Notes Bibliography: p. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class /6/ Pages: Chilkoot Trail Chapter Yukon River Chapter Dempster Highway Chapter: This guide book includes: Detailed kilometre by kilometre information about every highway in the Yukon - Highlights of Chilkoot Trail and Yukon River between Whitehorse and Dawson City -Restaurant, lodging and other service info, i.e.

banks, laundromats, and post offices. The Yukon Trail book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. William MacLeod Raine () was an American author who wrote A /5(8).

A guide to the Yukon River trails to Schwatka Lake, Miles Canyon and Canyon City Enjoying Whitehorse Trails. Overview of the City of Whitehorse © Yukon Energy Corporation, () Production: K-L Services and Midnight Arts, Whitehorse, Yukon This trail guide is provided by Yukon Energy as a community service.

Every effort has been. Yukon River - the classic canoe trip for everybody. We follow the historic footprints of the gold seekers and adventures of once and start our canoe trip on the mighty Yukon River in Whitehorse. Away from civilization and in the midst of the wilderness, we follow the old routes of the big Klondike gold rush.

The Yukon River originates in the coastal mountains of Canada and flows 1, miles in a wide arc to the The Yukon River trail guide book Sea. The river flows northwest through Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve for miles.

The river is silt laden in summer due to glacial runoff, and it is completely clear in winter when glaciers are frozen. For a memorable experience canoeing down the Yukon River and more, click here.

Our guided Yukon canoe trips explore calm rivers and whitewater rapids. Call. The easiest one to find is the Waterfront Trail, which runs from the north end of town, along the Yukon River, until it meets the Klondike River confluence.

There are various kiosks and interpretive signs along the way, highlighting the history of the Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation and a number of Parks Canada National Historic Sites.

The mighty Yukon River is a major watercourse through northwest North America. During our Holland America Yukon/Alaska land tour we followed a large portion of the Yukon River.

The river had a huge impact on transporting Klondike gold stampeders, tourists, Indian tribes, supplies and animals on boats, water source for many northwest cities, and /5(19). Canada's Yukon Territory is a dream destination for hikers, with vast wilderness areas to explore.

Highlights are the historic Chilkoot Trail, Kluane National Park and Tombstone Territorial Park. With breathtaking panoramic landscapes of mountains and rivers, hiking in the Yukon is exceptional.

Yukon hiking trails are among the best in the world and there's a walk to suit all levels of fitness. The Canadian wilderness is the ultimate destination if you are looking for a landscape of stunning stark beauty and a remote adventure.

This group trekking holiday on the Chilkoot trail from Alaska, USA over the border into Yukon, Canada, combined with a week canoeing on the Yukon River, encompasses the essence of Canadian wilderness experience, and is truly amazing. of At the height of the.

Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries covers more than 4, miles of watery trail. The Yukon, Tanana, Porcupine, Koyukuk, and Kuskokwim Rivers are the five longest rivers in Alaska, extending into the Yukon Territory. This water flows freely, almost entirely undammed.

Salmon surge against current. Moose, bears, and wolves wander the banks. Yukon River Trail is a mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels.

The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and backpacking. Condition: Like New. Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries covers more than 4, miles of watery trail.

The Yukon, Tanana, Porcupine, Koyukuk, and Kuskokwim Rivers are the five longest rivers in Alaska, extending into the Yukon Territory. This water flows freely, almost entirely undammed.

Salmon surge against current. The Yukon River (Gwich'in: Ųųg Han or Yuk Han, Yup'ik: Kuigpak, Inupiaq: Kuukpak, Southern Tutchone: Chu Nìikwän) is a major watercourse of northwestern North river's source is in British Columbia, Canada, from which it flows through the Canadian Yukon Territory (itself named after the river).

The lower half of the river lies in the U.S. state of Alaska. The Wind River is accessible only by floatplane from the hamlet of Mayo, self-described “heart of the Yukon.” The river lies at the heart of the Peel River Watershed, a region of o square kilometres pristine and roadless subarctic cordillera that is home to healthy populations of caribou, moose, Dall sheep, grizzlies, wolves, and.

The story begins with the man ’s departure from the main Yukon Trail onto a little-traveled trail that will lead to his destination. This departure off the main trail symbolizes a transition and a risk.

Previously, the man has traveled on the main trail and previously he has traveled with companions, the main trail symbolizes security and certainty, and the departure from this.

A history and guide to the great river of the North. The Yukon River is one of the most beautiful rivers in North America, especially the mile portion from the headwater lakes in British Columbia down to Dawson City. This is also an historic section of the river because of the Klondike gold rush of and the year steamboat era that Reviews: 1.

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Yukon River Itinerary; Why Select us for your Adventure. Sea to Sky is the best run commercial company I’ve been with and the food was outstanding.I REALLY enjoyed both the Yukon River canoe trip and the Chilkoot Trail and to a large extent, it’s due to you and your guides.I particularly liked your relaxed and laid back style.

Yukon River Lodge, 15 miles upriver of Ruby, Alaska. Sam & Tamara Clark (text and phone). The actual Yukon River Trail East follows the ridge high above the river all the way to the site of Canyon City.

It is absolutely superb. It was a difficult day to dress for. Although the sun was very warm, the actual temperature was only 6°C (43°F) and the wind had a real bite to it.

"A Hiker’s Guide to the Chilkoot Trail" is a valuable resource for any hiker. It contains a detailed map of the Yukon Trail, along with any elevation changes or hazards you might encounter.

Yukon River book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Boyds Mills Press publishes a wide range of high-quality fiction and non /5(3). Visit Yukon River Loop Trail This 15½ kilometre loop trail leads you through many different terrains and habitats on both sides of the Yukon River, offering wonderful views and an opportunity to learn more about the natural and human history of Whitehorse.

A variety of interpretive panels explain some of. Albert Johnson (c. – – Febru ), also known as the Mad Trapper of Rat River, was a fugitive whose actions stemming from a trapping dispute eventually sparked off a huge manhunt in the Northwest Territories and Yukon in Northern event became a media circus as Johnson eluded the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) team sent to take him into custody, which ended.

The community’s economic base disappeared when highway construction ended in the s but then gained a new lease on life as the home of the Selkirk First Nation.

The people of the First Nation had settled near the old territorial capital of Fort Selkirk on the Yukon River.I'd seen photographs of the impressive Yukon River prior to my excursion but even so the views I had of this majestic river from our Air Arctic 8 seater aircraft were breathtaking.

Our knowledgeable pilot and guide on our flight explained through our headphones that this is the longest river in Alaska flowing for nearly 2, miles from British 5/53 TripAdvisor reviews.Book your trip today! Email: Trip options include Grizzly Mountain, Pilot Mountain, the historic Dawson Trail or into Stewart River Gold Country.

Custom trips are also available for the adventurers out there. About Us. Yukon Horsepacking Adventures was built from the lifelong dream of Mandy Johnson, who comes from a long line.