Category Archives: Bicycling

Yukon Arctic Ultra: 690km on foot

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The Yukon Arctic Ultra follows the trail of the Yukon Quest from Whitehorse to Dawson.

This year 40 runners signed up for the journey of 690km in 13 days on foot!

Some people also use snow bikes or skis for shorter distances. What an event!

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Cold snap in Whitehorse this morning!

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Centennial trail in the fall colours

recumbent bikeThe centennial trail is a paved 5km loop near downtown Whitehorse. It’s used by joggers, people walking and bicycles of all types including this recumbent bike.

 

Solitude of the long-distance bicycle tourist

bicy ld (Large) bicycle scenery (Large)Yukon is a place of long roads and open scenery.

Many fans of cycle tourism will travel for days on end, stopping to camp along the way.