Day Trip to Skagway
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lies about 100 miles south of Whitehorse, so we decided that instead of packing
up and pulling the trailer down to Skagway, we would leave the trailer in Whitehorse
and drive to Skagway for the day.
drive there are mountains, both bare and snow covered, lakes, bright blue and
emerald green, and waterfalls. The road
passes through White Pass, which is the route the prospectors in 1898 took to
cross the mountains on the way to the gold mines in
today dawned clear, we climbed in the car and made our way to
We ate lunch at the Red Onion Saloon which was the local brothel in the gold rush days and has been restored to a bar/restaurant and brothel rooms remain upstairs although for tours not their original purpose.
completing a few geocaches in town we finally wended our way back to
we will do some shopping (