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Chilkoot Trail Hiking

Discover the stunning Chilkoot Trail on a unique hiking adventure that will take you from Yukon to British Columbia. Book your place with one of the guides at Explore-share.com and start planning your adventure!

The awe-inspiring Chilkoot trail spans 53 km through the Coast Mountains from Alaska to British Columbia in Canada.  It was an important trail during the Klondike Gold Rush and is a National Historic Site of Canada. Don’t miss the chance to go hiking in this stunning location with one of the guides at Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in Chilkoot Trail. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Chilkoot Trail

The Chilkoot Trail will take you to some of the most stunning landscapes in the Coast Mountains including Finnegan’s point, Lake Lindeman, Lake Bennet, among others!


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Best time to visit

The hiking season is from late May to September, though May is known to pose higher avalanche risks than late summer months

How to get there

You can access the trail from Skagway, Fraser and Carcross which are all accessible by road from Whitehorse via the South Klondike Highway


The Trail Forest goest through a Coastal Rainforest, a high Alpine zone and a Boreal forest zone. Therefore, there is a wide variety of climatic conditions, which can reach very cold temperatures at high altitudes

More info about Hiking in Chilkoot Trail:

The stunning and remote Chilkoot Trail offers a unique hiking experience in the Coast Mountains. Spanning a total of 53 km, this amazing trail will take you through some of the most breathtaking wilderness areas in Yukon and British Columbia. Additionally, the trail was a key access point during the Klondike rush, which makes it a historically important landmark with many ghost towns and ruins. There are three main geographic zones that it goes through: the coastal rainforest zone, the high alpine zone, and the boreal forest zone. There are 9 designated campgrounds and limited access to the trail, so planning must be done carefully and in advance. Additionally, bears and occasionally avalanches are part of the Chilkoot Trail experience. Therefore, it is always best to go with a certified mountain guide that can point you in the right direction safely, while showing you the top spots along the way!

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