Category Archives: lakes and water

Rainy day in Carcross


A raven flies along the waters where Bennett Lake meets Nares Lake in Carcross. It’s been a rainy summer in Yukon with far more misty and wet conditions than usual.

Summer temperatures have arrived

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The weather’s been above 20 celcius in Whitehorse. Even though there’s snow on the mountains it feels like summer.

Fall colours at Chadburn Lake

IMG_1556Beautiful colours today on trails around Chadburn Lake. This is probably a 15-minute drive from downtown Whitehorse.

Float planes on Schwatka Lake

Float planes  - gassing up float planes 1 Float planesSummertime must look especially beautiful from the air. These flaot planes are used by companies on Schwatka Lake in Whitehorse.

Graduates taking photos at Miles Canyon

DSC_0471 DSC_0476An evening walk at Miles Canyon reveals high school grads taking photos at this beautiful scenic spot.

Haines Junction: Different vessels on the water

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Spotted in Haines Junction: People travelling the waterways in a variety of ways.

Float plane ready for takeoff

float planeYukon has a thrilling history of aviation. The territory even today relies on small planes to reach remote destinations. This plane was ready for take off on Schwatka Lake outside Whitehorse.