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Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike - Round 2

...headed for the start line. As we rounded the corner and made our way down Main Street, I could see the shining black White Pass and Yukon Railroad train up ahead, billowing white steam just beyond the race tent. I think it was right around then...
The Roadies

...This leg is one of the steepest partsMile 1 starts out with a bangTime to see if The Roadies can hangThe Summit of White Pass set in your sightsLeg 2 takes us to high elevation and heightsIt may hurt but no negative thoughts will shroudWhen you...
Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...while. Below were two valleys, one leading from Dyea to the Chilkoot Pass and the other leading from Skagway to the White Pass.At the ocean's edge was the small sprawl of Skagway, surrounded on all sides by wilderness. The docks were empty...
Southeast Spotlight

...can make the most of writer-participant interaction, and for a range of location-specific activities, including a White Pass & Yukon Route train ride-trail write, a Red Onion Saloon taco feed-brothel tour, Dyea cabin retreat cookout with...
Midweek snowfall dropped more than 7 inches on Juneau

...station to the north. In Skagway, 9 inches was reported at 11 Mile Klondike Highway and a foot even at the summit of White Pass.Hoonah received 4 inches of snow, and Petersburg was an exception to the north-south distribution with 7.5 inches...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way reach the goldfields.Others chose the "easier" White Pass Trail out of Skagway, but neither was for the faint...from Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon. Today, that same White Pass & Yukon Route railway offers cruise ship passengers an...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...heard of the new route, he named it White Pass after Thomas White, Minister of...somewhere in the Yukon Valley and that White Pass would be the best route to it.It...and the need for a wagon road over White Pass. All his letters were ignored...
Buckwheat Ski Classic hits the ski trails this weekend

...This cross-country ski race takes participants through White Pass along the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway -- a...Municipality of Skagway CVB & Rec. Center, Salree, Inc., White Pass & Yukon Route, Alaska Shirt Co., The Mountain Shop...
Empire Editorial: Two hundred years of peace between America and Canada

...both sides of the border. This summer, thousands of tourists will cross the border in recreational vehicles and on the White Pass and Yukon Route railroad. Canada is Alaska's fourth-largest trading partner, behind only China, South Korea and...
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...Canadian border it wasn't rain that caused a stir. In Hyder, 10 inches of snow was reported by 9 a.m. Wednesday. At White Pass, 14 inches of snow was reported by 7 a.m. In Skagway, 4 inches of snow was reported, though it soon became rain-soaked...


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