In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
Klondike Trail of ‘98 International Road Relay
Teams of up to 10 runners compete in this exhilarating overnight relay through the scenic Coast Mountains.
Starts in Skagway, Alaska, follows the Klondike Highway past the Southern Lakes region to Whitehorse and finishes along the Yukon River in Whitehorse.
It follows the trail of the Gold Rush Stampeders over the famous White Pass.
Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land imbued with gold rush history, frontier spirit and first nation culture. Listen to what fellow media travellers have to say about Yukon.