Jason Basnett

My name is Jason Basnett, I grew up and continue to live in Whitehorse. I am a single dad, former Paramedic and current Ski Patroller and I like to have fun, live Big Adventures and tell stories. I firmly believe that if you tell a story and it is not better than when you lived it, you have failed in the art of storytelling. Many of my friends say the best part of going on an adventure with me, and the biggest reason they bring me along, is hearing the story when we get back. Sometimes I even write them down.


Issue: 2017-05-24, PHOTO: Graphic Stock

Surprisingly it was not the earthquake that woke me up on the morning of Monday, May 1. It was the stunning one-two punch of the intense, standing-on-frozen-Lego agony of being barefoot on cold gravel, coupled with the mind blowing realization... Read more



2014 Condor Contest Entries

WINNING ENTRY of the 2014 CONDOR Story Writing Contest! Read more

Condor Contest

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Issue: 2018-03-28, PHOTO: Sam Reimer

Since 1999, Simapalooza has become a yearly tradition for Yukoners to enjoy their local ski hill with a variety of events and prizes. Now in its 19th year, Simapalooza is bigger and better in anticipation for its 20th year anniversary next year... Read more

Yukon Winter