We flew on Air North from Vancouver, BC to Whitehorse in the Yukon. Great company, wonderful service.
Here we are landing in Whitehorse on a gorgeous day.
The Beringia Museum has a wonderful display telling the story of the ice age, how it shaped the artic areas of the planet and affected plants, animals and people.
In the Beringia Museum we learned many things about the ice age. This is a woolley mammoth scull and tusks.
Ryan being attacked by a giant beaver at the Beringia Museum.
The Klondike - a paddlewheeler that is on display in Whitehorse
Miles Canyon upstream of Whitehorse on the Yukon River. Scene of many accidents as the gold miners floated to Dawson on their flimsy boats.
The Yukon River in Whitehorse.
Fall was rapidly approaching as we left the Yukon and headed home.
On the road from Whitehorse to Skagway in Yukon Territory
Tormented Valley with fireweed in the foreground
Yukon River suspension bridge
Yukon River near its headwaters
Moose and Cariboo antlers
Ryan and Allison on the Yukon Suspension Bridge
One of the engines for the White Pass RR
The White Pass Railroad at the station in Skagway
Allison, Kevin and Ryan starting off on our hike to the Laughton Glacier
Racing up White Pass on the train
Train on the way up White Pass out of Skagway
Trail to Laughton Glacier
We pick our way up the trail along side the stream flowing from Laughton Glacier
Ryan poses for a shot in the river
Mist accumulated on some wild flowers near the glacier
Ryan and Kevin at the base of Laughton Glacier
Family shot at the base of Laughton Glacier
Very unusual rocks broken up on the surface of the Laughton Glacier
Ryan inside an ice cave on the Laughton Glacier
Allison and I inside an ice cave at the base of Laughton Glacier
Devil's Club with berries.
Waiting for the train at the end of our Laughton Glacier hike. A good old SE Alaska rain is falling.
A waterfall along Lynn Canal
Unloading at the beach at Glacier Point
Ryan pointing up at the Davidson Glacier.
Mountains in the background near Glacier Point
At Glacier Point we had a little picnic. Recently, a brown bear had visited the site and tasted some of the goodies left behind.
In the canoe with new friends - Leita and Amy.
Very colorful and unusual rocks were exposed near the base of the Davidson Glacier.