Trips: Discovering Yukon Gold In Whitehorse | Canoeroots Magazine | Rapid Media
A bear with a fish in its mouth at the river's edge. Photo: Peter Mather

Yukon-based photographer Peter Mather shares his favorite things to do and see in and around this little northern metropolis

The Yukon. It’s a place that looms large in the minds of many. Few other places in the world remain so unchanged by modern life. Considered a once-in-a-lifetime dream destination by many canoeists, the territory’s vast wilderness has always inspired dreamers and explorers, including the works of author Jack London and poet Robert Service, as well as North America’s largest gold rush in history.

For locals—you might hear them referred to as sourdoughs— the Yukon offers much more than a single northern river bucket-list trip. Within a one-hour drive from the...



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