Explore the Yukon Territory through a collection of stunning, mind-blowing images that illuminate the vast beauty and cultural charms of this unique destination.
In This Yukon Photo Essay you Will Discover:
- The Glaciers of Kluane
- Gold Panning Past & Present
- Dawson City’s Colourful Culture
- Vibrant Foliage & Wildlife
- And Tons More!
It is one of my favourite places on Earth — Yukon, vast and beautiful, rugged and imposing. Home to Canada’s tallest mountain and its most unique town. Home to moose and grizzly bears. To glaciers and boreal forests. No words do this area justice. So I won’t try.
Here are 26 images of Canada’s Yukon:
Hiking Kluane National Park’s Auriol Trail.
The stunning foliage of the Yukon during autumn.
Cottongrass in Kluane National Park.
Dawson City’s famous Downtown Hotel.
Diamond Tooth Gertie and her dancers, Dawson City.
A quiet night at Dalton Trail Lodge.
Our lively tour guide tells tales of Dawson City’s past.
Flying low over a glacier in Kluane.
The Kaskawulsh and South Arm Glaciers, Kluane National Park.
A mountain goat at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve.
Justin Millar shows us how to pan for gold; Gold Bottom Tours, Dawson City.
Gold Bottom Tours “wheel” separates about $3,000 worth of gold from the dirt.
Expect solitude in Kluane National Park.
Photo ops abound!
Hiking into the mountains, Kluane.
A classic Yukon Cabin, Dawson City.
A grizzly bear recently tore this stump apart; Auriol Trail, Kluane.
Lots of room to breathe in the Yukon…
Mammoth ivory — found as a by-product during placer (gold) mining; itself worth $80/ounce. This tusk was worth about $15,000.
Hello, Mr. Moose!
Canada’s tallest mountain — Mount Logan— seen underneath the wingtip.
In September, the foliage is particularly gorgeous and colourful.
Sunrise in the Yukon. As with all of my photos, this one is also #nofilter.
Kluane’s spectacular glaciers.
Me (right) shooting back the infamous Sourtoe Cocktail.
One of Dawson City’s historic saloons.