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Issue: 2018-11-21, PHOTO: Jim Bishop

December 1 is Global Fat Bike Day, a day to celebrate all things fat bike-related. But what exactly is fat biking and why get into it? I caught up with Jonah Clark, owner of Icycle sports, to find out about their celebration and why fat-biking is... Read more

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Michelle Irvine enjoying the Mount McIntyre trails

Kylie Campbell

We live in the wilderness (in case you didn’t notice). Literally, we have 12 square kilometres per person of wild landscapes, untamed animals and often dodgy cell reception—and that can be all within city limits. The City of Whitehorse has over 700 k Read more

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Issue: 2018-06-20, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

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. So the first step to learning to ride my... Read more

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Issue: 2018-01-17, PHOTO: James Connor

The weekend of January 26, 27 and 28 will see the Klondike Snowmobile Association journeying out on a group ride to Mount McIntyre and Fish Lake area to observe the night sky. The idea for the Aurora ride was hatched by James Connor, director at... Read more

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Issue: 2017-03-01, PHOTO: Courtesy of EDI Environmental Dynamics Ltd.

The EDI Hut to Hut, taking place this Saturday, is a family, social event that aims to encourage skiers of all ages and ability to participate while discovering new trails and three trail huts. Those huts will be heated and stocked with... Read more

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Issue: 2017-01-18, PHOTO: Tess Casher

Whitehorse is not only lucky enough to be situated on Canada’s crowning jewel of cross country ski trails, but to have approximately ⅓ of that jewel welcome dogs! My dog happily wags her tail at the signs of going for a walk: puffy coats, warm... Read more

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Paul Burbidge

Kid Vicious, Starbuck's Revenge, Goat. No, not my favorite B-movies, but mountain bike trails christened by those who build and ride them. All of these routes, some gnarly and others more family-friendly, can be found up on Mount McIntyre, where... Read more

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Issue: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

Bring family, friends, or even a date, because the All-City Band Society is hosting the 16th annual Dessert and Dance. The evening will start off with some sensational tunes provided by All-City Jazz Band, with the lights dim and the jazzy sounds... Read more

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August 14, 2014

Preemptive clarification: The targets in disc golf look like baskets. However, due to the culturally dominant influence of regular golf, disc golfers will often refer to these targets as holes. I have done that throughout this piece. Read more

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You know you've been away from the Yukon for too long when you get off the plane and -15°C feels cold. But I welcomed the feeling, anyway; I missed it. There's always so much to do when I get home: the woodpile is dwindling; I hadn't climbed a mount Read more

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If, on a recent walk through the Mount McIntrye trails, you've heard a lot of rustling and crashing around in the bushes, it may not have been the bear you feared it was. Instead, it may be a pack of disc golfers. Most simply put, disc golf is... Read more

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"A slight glow on the eastern horizon beckons to me and I anticipate the brilliant splashes of intense color that characterize our spectacular Yukon mornings—an incredible visual feast to welcome the day! "We knew with certainty it was going to be... Read more

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Each of us can be excused for overstating that which we are passionate about. But there was something in Mike Gladish's tone that suggested he really did mean it when he told me that cross-country skiing is the best exercise activity ever. As the ma Read more

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