Category Archives: Winter

Yukon Quest: Yukon River landscape


Here’s Vebjorn Aishana Reitan, a 21 year old Yukon Quest rookie shown on the Yukon River in Dawson City.


Yukon River starting to freeze


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

Getting the job done at -37c


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!

Snowy morning in Whitehorse


After a cold snap, it’s back to around -6 degrees with powdery snow.

Snow falling in Whitehorse


There was a lovely dusting of powdery snow in Whitehorse today.

Yukon Quest 2017: And they’re off!


The Yukon Quest kicked off this weekend, as mushers are making their way from Whitehorse Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska.

The race is a huge event for Whitehorse, with fans visiting from around the world.

Big snowflakes


Snow has arrived in late October this year. The week before Halloween offers big snowflakes covering everything with a light powder.

As the bumper sticker says: “I’d rather be skiing!”