Category Archives: cold

Yukon River starting to freeze

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The river is starting to freeze. A few weeks from now, further downriver, the ice will support mushers in the Yukon Quest.

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Getting the job done at -37c

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This traffic light was flashing yellow one morning around 8am. Workers from the City of Whitehorse and a local electrical company were fixing it, with a little tent to cut the wind.

A cold day on the job!

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!

Yukon Quest 2015: The starting line

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Today in Whitehorse Yukon Quest mushers launched their 1600km trek to Fairbanks, Alaska.

The race began with temperatures of -33c.

Cold snap in Whitehorse this morning!

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