June 20 2018

Bicycle fun under the midnight sun

The Contagious Mountain Biking Club (CMBC) is hosting their annual 24 Hour of Light bike race. This is one of the last remaining 24-hour mountain-bike races in Canada, and it is the only 24-hour race in North America where no lights are allowed,

Living With Wildlife: Philip Doehler

This little beauty watched me when I hiked up a hill by Schwatka Lake in Whitehorse. Lovely spot and there is always wildlife to admire.

Learning how to ride and not die

It can be intimidating starting a new sport, especially one that is generally about riding downhill, on unpaved mountains, with perilous things like rocks and trees that don’t seem to move out of your way.

South to Alberta – Part I

Exploration, adventure and community are among the most important aspects of living in the North. For many Yukoners, it was the “want” to explore a fantasized part of the world and to seek adventure in discovering Canada’s North, but it was the sense of community that made people want to stay.

From the California gold rush to the history of the Yukon

Josh Winkler combines traditional media with print media and sculpture. Reaching for the Sun is the title of his recent project. It references natural growth, but also the growth of humanity, the accumulation of products, and the fragility of the planet.

First hunting trip, with the best guides

I grew up in the traditional way in and around Pelly Crossing, learning to hunt, fish and trap from my relatives and Elders. It wasn’t until I was 16 years old, though, in 1963, that I had my first real long hunting trip.

“I’m gonna live forever”

I don’t recall how long ago or what time, exactly, that I met Cor Guimond, but the moment I met him I knew he was going to be a lifelong friend.

Foil-wrapped apple cake

One of the best parts of mass-produced breads, like hotdog and burger buns, is their super-squishy, cake-like quality. That makes them a great ingredient to serve as both dinner and dessert on your camping trips.

Dog Culture – Natalya Keller

I had a recreational dog team for 12 years. My dogs are not racing dogs or Quest dogs but touring/trekking dogs.

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