Chilkoot Trail, Alaska, 5 Day Guided Hike

Join one of our AMGA certified mountain guides on this 5 day hike along the Chilkoot Trail in the Coast mountains of Alaska and the Yukon territory.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

5 days

Mountain Range

Coast Mountains

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

The Chilkoot trail is one of the more unique and special trails you can hike through in Alaska. This amazing route was made famous during the Klondike gold rush in the late 1800s. The trail is 53 kilometres long, and is not too challenging. Thus making it a great adventure for almost anybody, just as long as you are in good enough physical condition to do it. The trip will take 5 days. And each day will be full of spectacular sights that we have no doubt you will never forget.

Hiking along the Chilkoot trail provides a wonderful combination of natural and man made highlights.

Regarding the natural beauty of the trail, it includes everything that makes Alaska and the Yukon territory of Canada so famous, and so beloved. You will get to enter magnificent rain forests that are full of delicious berries and lovely wildflowers. You will also be able to gaze at a number of marvellous lakes throughout the trail as well, including the Crater lake, the Bare Loon lake, and Lake Bennett. Along with the sights, there is also the different types of wildlife you might be able to see, including golden eagles and bears. Just don’t get too close!

When it comes to the man made remnants of the Gold Rush along the trail, the options are amazing. They include a warming hut in the Happy camp, the ruins of Canyon city, and several large scales that were used to weigh the supplies of visitors to the Chilkoot trail.

It’s a wondrous thing to hike on the same trail people hiked on over a century ago in search of their golden fortunes. And while the circumstances of your hike will be drastically different from theirs, the beauty and adventure of the trail remains the same. So send us a request, and enjoy 5 days on the Chilkoot trail. You won’t regret it.


Price per person

 
1 Person
1190 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
 Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes all necessary camping equipment, food, and transportation during the trip. However, the price does not include personal equipment and clothing, as well as flights.
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1: Skagway - Dyea - Taiya River - Canyon City

  • Day 2: Canyon City - Sheep Camp

  • Day 3: Golden Staircase - Happy Camp - Crater Lake

  • Day 4: Crater Lake - Bare Moon Lake

  • Day 5: Bare Loon Lake - Lake Bennett - Skagway

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Intermediate
Fitness level required
Fit
Meeting point
Skagway, Alaska
Accommodation

Camping along the Chilkoot trail

 

About the Guide

 
 

Let one of our certified guides show you everything Alaska has to offer. Join us for a ski touring, climbing or mountaineering adventure!

 
 
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