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Mount Sima

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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: Atticus Baker

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to editor@WhatsUpYukon.com. Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: Steve Wilson

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to editor@WhatsUpYukon.com. Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Mt. Sima

With April right around the corner, Yukoners are getting some spring into their step. For many, it means the bittersweet transition from winter to summer sports. The warm weather wax comes out, the jackets come off and soft, warm snow appeals to... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Tyler Nichol

Tyler Nichol, originally from Dawson City, has been building parks since he was a kid on the Dawson Dome and has gone from gold miner to a nationally renowned park creator in Canada. “I started off working in the mining industry at 18, so I gained... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Ray Marnoch

Darryl Tait, 28, grew up in Atlin, B.C., and has been snowmobiling since he was four years old. Being afraid or seeing “impossibilities” in a challenge doesn’t fit with his life and he continues to push the boundaries in sport... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2018-10-31, PHOTO: Tyler Nichol

Every October, Mount Sima starts snow production and welcomes hundreds of athletes from all over Canada for pre-season training in November. Whitehorse, Yukon, is the perfect location and climate to have early snow production to build the national... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

It’s Wednesday afternoon, the sun is warm and not a cloud in the sky as avid mountain bikers unload their bikes and prepare themselves for Mount Sima downhill riding. It’s my first time riding down what is described to me as a “downhill course... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

The Canadian Ski Patrol is a national organization is composed of more than 5,000 volunteers from coast to coast, in Canada, in 59 zones and nine divisions. The Yukon Ski Patrol is part of that non-profit organization providing a variety of... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2018-05-09, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

Welcome. Here are some tips and tricks to starting out in Whitehorse as a Cheechako (which is the name for being new to the north of 60th parallel). 1. Long summer days and the outdoors Sunsets at midnight can make it difficult to know when to... Read more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2018-04-25, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

The First Poutine I had to start somewhere, but my first poutine should be the best, right? So, I queried the public to ask – where is the perfect poutine in Whitehorse? With the most votes on my public poll, I got my first taste of fries, cheese... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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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

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Issue: 2018-02-28, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2018-02-21, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous has partnered with Air North, the City of Whitehorse, Days Inn, Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and Shaw Direct to keep a favourite Rendezvous event. Fourteen years ago Whitehorse artist Don Watts, an... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Chris Gishler

Chris Gishler, owner and operator of Equinox Adventures, has spent the last 15 years building and developing his outdoor adventure and education company as the Yukon has continued to grow. Back in 1999, Gishler arrived to Whitehorse in preparation... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2017-11-22, PHOTO: courtesy of Yvonne Mueller

My husband and I learned to ski when we were three years old – something that is quite normal growing up in Switzerland in the 1980s – and we have enjoyed it ever since. So when we came to Whitehorse we were glad to learn about the Mount Sima ski... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Isaac Pumphrey

The Yukon’s Freestyle Ski History Back in 2013, it was hard to believe that Mount Sima had much of a future. “The Mountain was bankrupt,” said Tyler Nichol, the Mount Sima Terrain Park creator and builder. “I thought I was going to have to move... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2017-03-01, PHOTO: courtesy of the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club

Registration is now open for the premiere Yukon Ski Marathon, hosted by the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club. The 50 km race is being held on Sunday, March 5 and begins at Mount Lorne, runs from there to Cowley Lake, then to Wolf Creek... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-11-23, PHOTO: by Sylvie Geoffrey

Mount Sima is “the first mountain in North America to have a jump line in.” That’s what Graham Pollock says. He’s the head coach of the Yukon freestyle ski team. A jump line means a skier can take more than one jump in a row while going down a hill. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-04-14, PHOTO: kozzi.com

The thrill of downhill and the dry heaves of cardio — get the best of both worlds at Contagious Mountain Bike Club’s Fat Enduro event at Mount Sima, April 16. As part of the club’s ever-expanding race series, participants will ride or push their... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: Arts Underground

If you are looking for a memorable and activity-packed March Break, there is no reason to leave town. In addition to normal family-friendly programming, many organizations are offering special camps for kids. If you missed your chance to get your... Read more

Yukon Families