Welcome North!ExploreNorth is the world's largest Web site that focusses on travel in, and the history of, Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. The site currently (January 2022 consists of over 24,000 files (approximately 4,300 pages) taking up 4.6 GB of space. As well, the companion ExploreNorth Blog which we started on April 25, 2006, has 1,468 posts with over 21,000 photos.
The thousands of pages of information rely heavily on photography, both historic and current, to share our passion for this region.
The site is constantly being worked on, and the community and highway guides that are an important part of the site for many of our readers are the sections currently being re-designed and re-written.
This Week's Features:
The Ibex Valley Trail by e-bike (30 photos)
On September 17th the historic Ibex Valley Trail just west of Whitehorse became my longest ride yet. Making a loop by riding back to the car on the Alaska Highway would total somewhere around 54-57 km, by far my longest ride yet.
The Death of Jim Hall, 1918 A lengthy article from The Weekly Star of Friday, September 20, 1918, describes the Yukon life and California suicide of Klondike millionaire Jim Hall.