I Backpack Canada » Yukon http://ibackpackcanada.com A backpackers travel guide to Canada Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:28:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Burlesque & Beers at Diamond Tooth Gertieshttp://ibackpackcanada.com/burlesque-beers-at-diamond-tooth-gerties/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/burlesque-beers-at-diamond-tooth-gerties/#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:30:18 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=4724 Red velvet curtains, wood floors, games of chance, and cold Yukon beer greet each visitor of this unique gambling hall. Smiles crawl across the faces of new visitors and only enlarge at the sight of Gerties Girls, a beautiful bunch of cancan dancers who take stage three nights a week. Welcome to Dawson City’s famous […]

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Chopper Flight Over the Tombstone Mountain Rangehttp://ibackpackcanada.com/chopper-flight-over-the-tombstone-mountain-range/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/chopper-flight-over-the-tombstone-mountain-range/#comments Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:22:42 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=4801 Crawling into the rather small helicopter on the tarmac of Dawson City’s tiny airport, I couldn’t help but smile. Up until this point, I had never stepped foot inside a helicopter, and what better way to pop my chopper cherry than in the colossal mountains of the Yukon. Looking at this sophisticated piece of machinery, I couldn’t […]

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The White Pass & Yukon Route – Gateway to the Northhttp://ibackpackcanada.com/the-white-pass-yukon-route-gateway-to-the-north/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/the-white-pass-yukon-route-gateway-to-the-north/#comments Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:19:18 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=4712 Driving from Whitehorse in the Yukon to Fraser, B.C to climb aboard the White Pass & Yukon Route is an experience unto itself. The scenery in this region can hardly be described. Hues of blue & green with sharp contrasts of icy white and dark charcoals and black cover the rocky mountainous terrain. It’s as […]

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Panning for Gold at Claim 33http://ibackpackcanada.com/panning-for-gold-at-claim-33/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/panning-for-gold-at-claim-33/#comments Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:13:41 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=4718 The Yukon, home of the largest gold rush in history. 100,000 stampeders from across the world invaded the region in search of riches. While only 30,000 to 40,000 actually made it across the treacherous terrain, and only a few thousand even struck gold, people continued to flock. Gold fever they call it! It’s a game of chance […]

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The Sourtoe Cocktail – A Yukon Traditionhttp://ibackpackcanada.com/the-sourtoe-cocktail-a-yukon-tradition/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/the-sourtoe-cocktail-a-yukon-tradition/#comments Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:49:39 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=4769 You may have heard of it in passing. Whispers of a drink so strange it simply can’t be true. “You’re kidding! Is that even legal?!” – is the most common reaction. I’m talking about the Sourtoe Cocktail. Take one highball glass, fill it with a liquor of your choice and drop one severed human toe into […]

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Ride the Yukon Trails with Boreale Mountain Bikinghttp://ibackpackcanada.com/ride-the-yukon-trails-with-boreale-mountain-biking/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/ride-the-yukon-trails-with-boreale-mountain-biking/#comments Thu, 07 Jun 2012 14:02:19 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=4676 Flying down a narrow trail with twists, turns, jagged rocks and protruding tree roots, I couldn’t help but laugh in the face of the danger. As I made it to the bottom of the hill, I lowered my gear, and began pedalling uphill, distracting myself with memories of how I managed to find myself Mountain Biking in […]

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Best Hostels in Canadahttp://ibackpackcanada.com/best-hostels-in-canada/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/best-hostels-in-canada/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2009 18:57:27 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=196 Best Hostels in Canada is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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Backpack Canada – Information on Canada’s Provinces And Territorieshttp://ibackpackcanada.com/backpack-canada/ http://ibackpackcanada.com/backpack-canada/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2009 01:07:00 +0000 http://ibackpackcanada.com/?p=3 Backpack Canada – Information on Canada’s Provinces And Territories is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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