Into the Wild and Today Into Canada

25 Aug

If all goes well and according to plan, today my brother, brother-in-law, friend and I will be going over the Chilkoot Pass from Alaska into Canada. This will be my fourth time scaling the “Golden Stairs,” which is the most difficult part of the 33-mile Chilkoot Trail that offered quite a demanding deliverance to gold rushers of 1898 attempting to reach the Yukon Territory to stake their claims.

Just four Georgia boys enjoying the wilderness, the history, the camaraderie and a healthy resetting of the senses!

Going up the Chilkoot Pass in 1995

Going up the Chilkoot Pass in 1995

 

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  1. The Best of 2014 | bleeveblog - January 11, 2015

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