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Yukon Quest: The Toughest Sled Dog Race in the World

Its -15 Celsius (about 8 Fahrenheit) and the sled dogs are happy. This crisp weather is just how they like it to run the Yukon Quest, a...


Dog Sledding in the Yukon: Pure Magic

The sled dogs are pitching a fit barking, howling, leaping, frothing. They're ready to go. I'm not so sure I am.


Corn Chowder

We enjoyed this thick, rich corn chowder at Sky High Wilderness Ranch just before taking off for a chilly sled dog adventure.


Bannock, Fry Bread from the Yukon

Bannock, also known as fry bread or Indian bread, is found throughout North American Native cuisine. In Canada, fry bread is often made by...


Westmark Hotel, Whitehorse, Yukon

The Westmark Hotel is a great choice for families and adventurers looking for friendly, convenient, and affordable lodging in the Yukon.


Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Packing for Cold Weather

Cold — it’s not something I knew much about. Born in California and residing in mild Western Oregon, I was a cold weather virgin.


Good Eating in the Yukon

Picture the Yukon. You likely won’t picture delicious and often sophisticated food, but you should.


The Boreal Gourmet: Adventures in Northern Cooking

This cookbook makes you want to throw over your civilized life, strap on boots and head north to the Yukon.