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White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    The White Pass Summit Rest Area, popularly known as "Outhouse Hill," is located at Km 25.1 of the South Klondike Highway, 1.9 km north of the highway summit, which is in Alaska.

    This site is fairly busy as a tourist viewpoint stop in the summer, and for backcountry access summer and winter. As well as outhouses, there is a large avalanche information sign.


White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
Looking north across the rest area.
White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
Looking down on the rest area while on a hike to a Canada/USA border monument.
White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
A distant view of the rest area from the north.
White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
The avalanche information sign, one of 3 through the White Pass.
White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
Dawn at the rest area on May 2nd.
White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
The rest area gets very busy on late-winter weekends. This photo was shot on April 7th.
White Pass Summit Rest Area, BC
On a day like this, the rest area is busy but not much snowmobiling is being done.