Yukon River: Carmacks/Dawson

“The Yukon River, our first choice for paddling into the past.” Canoe and Kayak Magazine During the winter of 1897–1898 the Klondike gold rushers crossed the Chilkoot Pass and reached the frozen lakes of the upper Yukon River. Their next challenge was to build water transport to carry them down the Yukon to Dawson.  By spring thirty thousand men were camped on the lake shores for fifty miles along the upper Yukon, and … Continue reading Yukon River: Carmacks/Dawson