Explore the Chilkoot Trail

"The Meanest 33 Miles of History"
The Chilkoot Trail has a colorful history
More than 30,000 men, women, and children climbed up the daunting Golden Stairs during the Klondike Gold Rush. Carrying enough supplies to sustain them for a year, they struggled up the rough trail and over the summit surviving cold, northern winters and exhaustion.

Ready for the Chilkoot challenge?
The trail stretches 33 miles (53km) from coastal Dyea, Alaska to Lake Bennett, British Columbia, the headwaters of the Yukon River. Start planning your trip today!


Experience the Chilkoot Trail through photographs


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