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 grueling 1,000-mile race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska.
The sled dogs are pitching a fit barking, howling, leaping, frothing. They’re ready to go. I’m not so sure I am.
We enjoyed this thick, rich corn chowder at Sky High Wilderness Ranch just before taking off for a chilly sled dog adventure.
Bannock, also known as fry bread or Indian bread, is found throughout North American Native cuisine. In Canada, fry bread is often made by the Inuit (Eskimos) and other First Nations of Canada.
The Westmark Hotel is a great choice for families and adventurers looking for friendly, convenient, and affordable lodging in the Yukon.
Cold — it’s not something I knew much about. Born in California and residing in mild Western Oregon, I was a cold weather virgin.
Picture the Yukon. You likely won’t picture delicious and often sophisticated food, but you should.
This cookbook makes you want to throw over your civilized life, strap on boots and head north to the Yukon.