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A 33-mile portion of the Klondike Trail with spectacular scenery and relics...

A 33-mile portion of the Klondike Trail with spectacular scenery and relics from the gold rush era.

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Hard to beat this historic trail

I'm visiting the starting and ending points of the Chilkoot trail this week and remembering my 5-day hike several years ago. For scenic beauty and historic Gold Rush charm, it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
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Fort Nelson, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I went on this beautiful and amazing hike with a small group of family and friends and my dog. It was absolutely beautiful! The weather was on our side for most of the hike and was sunny and hot. It rained the last day. We met so many great people on the hike and enjoyed all the camps. Especially happy... More 

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Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I'm visiting the starting and ending points of the Chilkoot trail this week and remembering my 5-day hike several years ago. For scenic beauty and historic Gold Rush charm, it would be hard to beat this trail in the US. It's a challenging hike because of distance and the range of conditions as you gain altitude. You need to carry... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I recently completed this trail, and we both loved every aspect of it. And the funny thing is that this particular trail wasn't even our first choice for this years epic adventure, we were originally trying to go to Sweden to hike the Kings Trail, something we will still get to sooner then later as well. We... More 

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Irvine, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We took this excursion through Princess Cruise Lines and it was fantastic. It was a little steep in sections but we went slow and stopped often. Our guide Becca was wonderful and really knows her stuff. We learned about the rainforest flora and fauna and what was edible and what to stay away from. At the end of the hike... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I am very experienced in backpacking, having trekked in Australia, NZ, Nepal, Chile, and Argentina, and the Chilkoot Trail is one of the best walks I have ever been on. The walk goes through an amazing range of terrain, starting with coastal forest by the trail head in the USA, becoming alpine tundra as you get up and over the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

I loved this adventure with my kids. We were closer and talked more. Wonderful to get away from the electronics of the world. The rangers were terrific and safety conscience. We checked in with them and they kept their eyes open for us. Everyone we met had a love of nature - creating a most memorable experience. There was more... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Hiked Chilkoot from Skagway Alaska to Bennet Yukon in July 2015; 4 guys (incl. myself); Regardless, you meet many other hikers on the trek, you could potentially do this alone, but having someone else to walk and talk with passes the time an improves the overall experience. The campgrounds are extremely well maintained, with decks to pitch your tent and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is a lovely trek through the rainforest followed by a river raft return. The trek is not difficult but requires some level of dexterity on sometimes tricky footing. We didn't see bears but there was plenty of evidence they were nearby. 2km trek seems longer as there is some steep steps. Get out and breathe it in.

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Thank Martin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The hike starts off a little steep here and there but overall this is fairly an easy hike. I would recommend borrowing a hiking stick when your guide offers one. The ride back down the river is a nice, relaxing end to the whole excursion. Alex, our guide, was very knowledgeable and friendly. He explained the history of the region... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

We had a wonderful time hiking the trail and floating the Taiya with Hugh! He was awesome. Hugh is engaging, friendly, knowledgeable and fun. Loved it!

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