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Living & Growing: Finding rest in deserted places

...celebrate our 10-year wedding anniversary by hiking the Chilkoot Trail from Dyea (a few miles out of Skagway) to Lake Bennett, Canada. I had hiked the popular 33-mile trail twice with my family while growing up, but this would be the first...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...called Skagua at the head waters of the river. They went over a 45-mile pass and met up with the Ogilvie party at Lake Bennett. When Ogilvie heard of the new route, he named it White Pass after Thomas White, Minister of the Interior. Moore...
Paddling in the Yukon

...resource officer with the state. In the spring of 1898, gold rushers waited with 8,000 boats for the ice to go out on Lake Bennett so they could float down the Yukon to the gold fields near Dawson. They left many mysteries along the banks of the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...taking tourists from Skagway to Lake Bennett, British Columbia, and back...taking tourists from Skagway to Lake Bennett, British Columbia, and back...taking tourists from Skagway to Lake Bennett, British Columbia, and back...
Chilkoot checklist: how to get treking

Chilkoot Trail logistics Sound off on the important issues at From Juneau, the trip to Lake Bennett and back will cost a minimum of $300. Related story: The longest 33 miles in the world To make the trip, you need a trail permit...
Chilkoot Trail More than a nature hike

...hiked the 33-mile-long Chilkoot Trail from Dyea to Lake Bennett in British Columbia. The following is part two of a...skies. Those Chilkooters had a rare view all the way to Lake Bennett. More often than not, the higher section of the trail...
Skagway accepts Fulda Challenge

...for the night. On the following day, they will have a high-speed handling event in their vehicles on the ice of Lake Bennett, Bergold said. The teams will then base in Whitehorse for a couple days, where they will race a railroad handcar...
Review: Filling in the gaps on 'the backside of America': atlas features old maps and stories

...misleading. A "Sketch Map shewing Advantages of the Lake Bennett Route," probably published by merchants in Victoria, B.C., states that the Lake Bennett route to Dawson takes only 12 days - when, in fact...
Highway Hostess

...ferries were doing, and we were treated to such events as Skagway's "Days of '98" show playing then and a trip to Lake Bennett, B.C. aboard the Whitepass Railroad which then traveled to Whitehorse.Aside from long hours, other adjustments...
A golden day for railroad, Carcros

...terminated at the opposite end of Lake Bennett. But steady maintenance and restoration...five-star hotel on the shores of Lake Bennett. McCorriston's announcement...train rides along the shore of Lake Bennett; music by the Black Irish Band...


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