Arctic ultra


Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Aside from the Yukon Quest, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, and a few curling and hockey events, February was a quiet month. The same cannot be said for March, which begins to crowd the calendar with weekly highlights. Read more

Dawson City

The goal of the Yukon Arctic Ultra is to be "the world's best and toughest human-powered winter (ultra)-marathon race." It's hard to imagine a tougher one. The Yukon Arctic Ultra began in 2003 with 27 racers. Every year it starts just after the Yuko Read more

Yukon Winter

All I can say is this race has really impacted my life," says Shelley Gellatly, a race coordinator for the Yukon Arctic Ultra. The Yukon Arctic Ultra, which bills itself as "the world's toughest and coldest ultra" is a self-propelled race along... Read more

Yukon Active

We initially honed our skills with the Arctic Ultra race at a wall tent camp at Dog Grave Lake, 40 miles south of Braeburn, on the Trans Canada Trail. Read more


"Sleep?" Jessica Simon asks incredulously. "Hardly ever!" This is, after all, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, a race that follows the trail of the world's toughest sled dog race ... without benefit of a dog team. Read more

Yukon Winter