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From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot

Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia

by Vivien Lougheed

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Caitlin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Walking, hiking, trekking,
  • British Columbia,
  • Canada - Territories & Nunavut,
  • Travel - Foreign

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8723849M
    ISBN 101894759028
    ISBN 109781894759021
    OCLC/WorldCa58454868

      Eight cool chicks backpacking the historic Chilkoot Trail. 33 miles from Dyea Alaska following the trail of the Klondike Gold Rush to Lake Bennett British Columbia.


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From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot by Vivien Lougheed Download PDF EPUB FB2

The hikes in From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot illustrate her philosophy, ranging from laid-back, one-hour, off-the-highway meanders to challenging, multiple-day trips.

About Vivien Lougheed Born in Winnipeg inVivien Lougheed was raised by her Polish grandparents who instilled within her a desire for adventure. Now, with From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia, she turns her attention to the northern woods and the place she calls home.

Hiking, says Lougheed, Insatiable traveller Vivien Lougheed has hiked many of the world's most renowned peaks, including the Andes and the Himalayas, and published several books /5(2). Insatiable traveller Vivien Lougheed has hiked many of the world's most renowned peaks, including the Andes and the Himalayas, and published several books detailing her adventures.

Now, with From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia, she turns her attention to the northern woods and the place she calls home Author: Vivien Lougheed.

The Chilcotin War, the Chilcotin Uprising or the Bute Inlet Massacre was a confrontation in between members of the Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) people in British Columbia and white road construction workers. Fourteen men employed by Alfred Waddington in the building of a road from Bute Inlet were killed, as well as a number of men with a pack-train near Anahim Lake and a Location: British Columbia Interior.

From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot Vivien Lougheed. Author Vivien Lougheed offers advice for hikers of all levels, as well as tips on staying safe in the forest. Hiking, says Lougheed, doesn’t have to be a strenuous adventure.

It can be as simple as a walk in the park. Insatiable traveller Vivien Lougheed has hiked many of the world's most renowned peaks, including the Andes and the Himalayas, and published several books detailing her adventures. Now, with From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia, she turns Brand: Caitlin Press Inc.

Fromthe Klondike Gold Rush transformed a traditional trade route into highway. Thousands of men, women, and children completed the journey from Dyea, Alaska to Lake Bennett, British Columbia.

Today, the Chilkoot Trail is a 33 mile recreational trail. Each year, o people day hike, backpack, or trail run this corridor. Chilkoot Pass (el. 3, feet or 1, metres) is a high mountain pass through the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains in the U.S.

state of Alaska and British Columbia, is the highest point along the Chilkoot Trail that leads from Dyea, Alaska to Bennett Lake, British Chilkoot Trail was long a route used by the Tlingit for trade.

Location: United States: Municipality of. This is where the demanding reality of the Chilkoot Trail took hold, forcing many stampeders to abandon their dreams, along with the goods they carried.

You might notice rusted stoves, cables and tram wheels along the trail as we approach The Scales, the settlement where stampeders were weighed and assessed before their push for the summit.5/5(2).

Since the ’s, the Chilcotin has been home to the historic Chilco Ranch. Miller Ranches Ltd. (Miller’s parents Dean and Lorraine Miller) have owned and operated the ranch since The family goal was to purchase a ranch that had amazing water, grass and timber, where you could run a large scale cattle operation, right out its back door.

The Chilkoot Trail is a 33 mile long recreational trail. Each summer o people hike some or all of it. The majority of visitors day hike on the trail for just a few hours. Others spend an average of days backpacking the entire trail.

Each. I'm visiting the starting and ending points of the Chilkoot trail this week and remembering my 5-day hike several years ago. For scenic beauty and historic Gold Rush charm, it would be hard to beat this trail in the US. It's a challenging hike because of distance and the range 5/5(53).

This book provides a pretty decent history of the Chilkoot Pass and its usages during the Klondike Gold Rush era. In fact most of the book geared around the historical part of the Chilkoot although if anyone wishes to real a great book, Pierre Berton's Klondike: the Life and Death of the Last Gold Rush is definitely superior/5(7).

Outside magazine choose our Chilko trip as the BEST River Trip on the planet in because the Chilko-Chilcotin-Fraser River is unmatched in its awesome diversity and enormous stretches of Class IV white-water. This world-class river adventure winds through lush alpine forests, narrow canyons, high desert plateaus and sky-scraping hoodoos, then ends 3, vertical feet.

Book Description No aspect of this harrowing journey was more difficult—or deadly—than the trek over the Chilkoot Trail: a fifty-three kilometre journey over the coastal mountains from the tidewaters of Alaska, through British Columbia to the headwaters of the Yukon River.

But even before the gold rush, the trail was an important First. The Chilkoot Trail, was the most famous route taken by prospectors and would be miners who made their way to the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon.

It all started when gold was discovered in the year on Bonanza Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River, just km. From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia. $ Free shipping. Four Nations Approaches to Modern 'British' His, Lloyd-Jones, Naomi, $ A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition.

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The Chilkoot Trail Each summer, the kilometre Chilkoot Trail attracts bucket list hikers from around the globe, drawn to spectacular scenery, a rugged challenge, and the enduring draw of history. Constituting the largest National Historic Site in Canada, the snow-covered rocky terrain follows in the ghostly wake of 19th-century speculators.

We took the late afternoon (pm start) Chilkoot Lake Cruise whilst on a cruise ship stop-over at Haines. At the weir, only a short distance before reaching the lake's jetty, we had close sight of a bear catching and feeding upon salmon.

Seth (our helmsman/guide) provided an /5(21). Insatiable traveller Vivien Lougheed has hiked many of the world's most renowned peaks, including the Andes and the Himalayas, and published several books detailing her adventures.

Now, with From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia, she turns her attention to the northern woods and the place she calls home. Chilcotin Indian Legends This is our collection of links to Chilcotin folktales and traditional stories that can be read online.

We have indexed our Native American legends section by tribe to make them easier to locate ; however, variants on the same legend are often told by American Indians from different tribes, especially if those tribes.

The Chilkoot is fully Di2 compatible thanks to hidden ports on the frame and a sleek, removable cable stop on the downtube. Use the guide if you’re running mechanical or simply remove it for a clean looking electronic setup.

To provide a stiff yet compliant ride quality, we paired the Chilkoot’s hand built, titanium frame with a 1 1/4. After your accomplishment over the famed Chilkoot Trail it’s a real treat to see the splendor of the historic White Pass Trail from the comfort of our train.

Book Your Excursion Now. White Pass & Yukon Route. Toll Free: [email protected] EXCURSIONS. Summit Excursion. Bennett Scenic Journey. See posts, photos and more on Facebook. In her first book, Central America by Chickenbus (), she all but coined the term that is now synonymous with local transportation and travelling on the cheap.

Since then she has written more than ten books including Kluane National Park Hiking Guide, Forbidden Mountains, Tungsten John (co-written with her husband) and From the Chilcotin to. Rafting the Chilko, Chilcotin and Fraser Rivers in British Columbia, Canada is a river rafting experience unmatched in its awesome diversity and stretches of Class IV whitewater.

This B.C. river rafting trip begins with a spectacular scenic flight 5/5(2). The Chilko Experience invites you to experience the raw, pristine wilderness of British Columbia, and come home at the end of an adventure-filled day to the luxury and comfort of our all-inclusive resort, with the finest unique log-homes, sumptuous chef-prepared meals, a selection of BC wines and craft brews, an eclectic library, wifi and a wood-fired hot tub under a canopy of stars.

The Chilkoot Trail is a mile (53 km) trail through the Coast Mountains that leads from Dyea, Alaska, in the United States, to Bennett, British Columbia, in Canada. It was a major access route from the coast to Yukon goldfields in the late s.

The Klondike Gold Rush (–) transformed the Chilkoot Trail into a mainstream transportation route to Canada's interior. The gold rush was primarily focused in the region around Dawson City in Yukon and the Yukon the several overland routes, the Chilkoot Trail was the most direct, least expensive, and, soon enough, most ated: We crest Chilkoot Pass (about five miles from Sheep Camp) and take an hour in the empty warden’s hut, just beyond the pass, to warm up and dry out.

It’s a relief to be here, with most of the hard work over. The next four miles to Happy Camp is really the scenic highlight of the trip, aggressively alpine at more than 3, feet elevation.

This was a sweet spot me, James, and Sean discovered. This is a high country lake off of Beasore road in Madera county. Sorta hard to. From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern British Columbia (Caitlin, ). Adventure Guide to Mexico's Pacific Coast, Hunter Publishing,ISBN Adventure Guide to Bolivia, Hunter Publishing,ISBN X.

Guided Chilkoot Trail Tour Following the steps of the “stampeders” over the Chilkoot Pass. Summer; From: $ Available between: — We will take the historic train from White Pass & Yukon Route railway over the White Pass to Skagway. After a short shuttle to the trail head in Dyea, we start our 5 day trekking.

Another installment in the story of British Columbia's Cariboo-Chilcotin region, this book is a delightful collection of spirited tales by the area's most talented authors, plus a couple of 'outsiders.' Joining well-known Cariboo favorites Rich Hobson, Paul St. Pierre and Eric Collier are Barry Broadfoot and his touching tribute to Cariboo legend Fred Lindsay, historian/journalist.

The one way distance to Chilkoot Pass is km / miles. For experienced hikers who are accustomed to hiking longer distances Pleasant Camp offers a quieter alternative to Sheep Camp the night before going over Chilkoot Pass.

From Pleasant Camp it is km / miles to Happy Camp. Starting with a scenic mile drive out to the historic town of Dyea, the Chilkoot Trail Hike & Float begins as your guide narrates the short bus ride which cruises along the northern tip of the Taiya Inlet. It's not uncommon to see eagles and even seals along the journey, and you'll actually pass right by the start of the Chilkoot Trail /5(16).

Hiking the Chilkoot Trail. All Parks Canada facilities are temporarily closed, all visitor services and all motor vehicle access by visitors are suspended until further notice.

The Chilkoot Trail is a 53 kilometre / 33 mile trip through history and one of. Together with two Yukon families, our group of six adults and seven kids set out on the Chilkoot Trail on June This was the trail that thousands of Klondike gold rushers had struggled over.

Chilkoot Trail Hike & Float with Chilkat Guides. Journey with us in the footsteps of the stampeders of the Yukon Gold Rush. Professional naturalist guides lead the way on this historic adventure. After a 2 mile hike, we'll float down the gentle Taiya.

The Chilkoot Trail is a km (mi) route through the Coast Mountains, gaining around m ( ft) of elevation. The route begins in Dyea, Alaska, and stretches all the way to Bennett, British Columbia. The historic Chilkoot Trail is known as the poor man’s route to the Klondike.Book Chilkoot Trail Inn, Whitehorse on Tripadvisor: See 6 traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Chilkoot Trail Inn, ranked #24 of 29 hotels in 2/5(6).A guided hike through the Alaskan rainforest on the Chilkoot Trail Hike and Float provides a great opportunity to get some energy out, learn about the area, and actually experience the infamous Chilkoot Trail first-hand/5(51).