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Share the Warmth and You Could Win!

Every year Coast Mountain Sports and Sports Experts run Share the Warmth.  Customers bring in gently used winter coats for adults or children. The jackets are cleaned by the Gold Rush Inn and dist...

5 Tips for Bear Country

Here are tips for staying safe in the wilderness. You don’t need to be afraid of bears.  You do need to be respectful, informed and cautious.

How to Start Berry Picking

Many Yukoners are making a concerted effort to eat local…. One of the best ways to eat local: berry picking.   Late summer and early fall are the best picking times.  You can find northern gooseber...

The Fireweed of Yukon

We all recognize the purple flowers of fireweed.   In 1957 fireweed was chosen as the floral emblem of Yukon.  We see this flower crossed under our Yukon coat of arms.  Fireweed is very hardy, just...

Shailyn's 10 Favourite Trails in the Yukon

It's no secret the Yukon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Take a journey into the lovely Shailyn Drukis's Top 10 Favourite Hikes in the territory.  Happy Hiking & Enjoy!