Postcard of the Week: Rock Glacier Rock Cairn

Rock Glaciers: moving masses of rocks (instead of ice) slowly descending a mountain. The Rock Glacier Trail is a short and informative interpretive walk in the Kluane National Park and Reserve. The trail starts along a boardwalk and moderately climbs to views of Dezadeash Lake and the surrounding valley. Advertisements

On the Klondike Trail: Paddling the Yukon River

It was meant to be an 8-month work contract, but she’s fallen under the spell of the Canadian North and is now calling Yukon home. Her sister has joined her for the summer, so of course, we had to visit. After a long flight, we arrive in Whitehorse at 11 pm to bright twilight. Natasha,…

Postcard of the Week: Floating Bridge at Charleston Lake

Hiking The Tallow Rock Bay Loop (aka Westside Trail), one of the many trails of Charleston Lake Provincial Park, we came across this wonderful floating bridge. The 11 km moderately flat trail loops through the rich biodiversity of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere and offers a few scenic lookouts along the way. View of the floating bridge at…