YUKON 2016 | The Roadtrip

Last year my good friend Jeff Hayden found some inspiration on pinkbike to do a roadtrip up to Yukon. So he pitched the idea and we figured it would be a nice way to send off the Summer of 2016. So a few weeks ago Erika, Jeff, Lindsay and I climbed aboard Krunk (Jeff and Erika's big red Chevy)  and hit the road for two weeks of mountain scenery, beer, biking, hiking, warm springs, hot springs, bison, wolves, porcupine, lynx, bear, glaciers, rivers, lakes, and a shitload of driving. 

*FYI, there's an obnoxious amount of photos in this album... Erika, you're welcome ;) 

Kicking things off at the Gecko Tree Cafe and on the trails in Williams Lake, BC. 

Our home for the next two weeks...

Time to hit the road. Note the wonderful cover page to our itinerary craftily provided by Hayden Trading Co.

On to Burns Lake, BC...

Lindsay spent a few weeks in Fraser Lake, BC during her nursing clinical so she showed us around all 4 streets of her Summer stompin' grounds.

Burns Lake, BC for some riding up and around Boer Mountain and a cool dip and some diapey floats in Kager Lake

Erika demonstrates the scale of how large this fly rod is in Houston, BC.

Moricetown Canyon was busy with a few local First Nations folks dipnetting their payload of the day. I spoke to a friendly fellow named Jim. He let me take a few photos while he cleaned his salmon at the side of the Bulkley River, north of Smithers, BC.


Through Meziadin Junction, west to Stewart, BC and Hyder, Alaska.

Jade City. BC to meet the folks from Jade Fever on Discovery.

Yukon ho!

Haines Junction, Yukon Territory

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Hiking above Haines Junction. Up past the King's Throne and into the unfortunate weather!

My favourite part of the trip was the visit back down into BC. To Atlin - a historical and current-day mining / end of the road, town in north-western, BC.

TIme to hit the road and head south. This time, out to Watson Lake, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, and back to the Puddle!

Liard Hot Spring! That was pretty neat.