Category Archives: Winter

Yukon Quest: Yukon River landscape

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

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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.

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!

Snowy morning in Whitehorse

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

Snow falling in Whitehorse

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

Yukon Quest 2017: And they’re off!

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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

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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!”