Miles Canyon in Whitehorse

MIlesCanyon2MilesCanyon_canoe milescanyon1Not a five minute drive from downtown Whitehorse is Miles Canyon.

In the gold rush days this rapid-flowing pass was considered too dangerous for home-made wooden boats. People would disassemble their boats and portage all their equipment by means of a wooden rail car before continuing to Dawson City.

Today Miles Canyon connects Whitehorse’s world-class network of walking and mountainbike trails.

 

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