Hike through dense rainforest and alpine tundra in Canada’s rugged wilderness on this 5-day Chilkoot Trail backpacking experience from Whitehorse or Skagway. Follow your guide along winding hiking trails between Alaska and the Yukon, and gain insight into the region’s native flora and fauna. Take in panoramic views over shimmering lakes, plunging valleys and dense forests, and hear exciting tales of gold rush fever from the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. Set up camp by the fireside each night and pitch your tent for comfortable nights’ sleep under star-lit skies.
5-day backpacking trip with guide along the Chilkoot Trail
Hike 33 miles (55 km) through Pacific Northwest rainforest to the alpine tundra of the Yukon with an expert guide
See artifacts discarded by prospectors as you retrace the footsteps of the gold seekers of 1898
Learn about the Klondike Gold Rush while trekking through Canada’s largest National Historic Site
Provided with tents, cookware and meals, you just bring your personal gear and backpacking experience
Round-trip transportation from Skagway or Whitehorse is included