Author: Daniel Fox

WP&YR Train Guide

The map of the railroad shows general characteristics of the route from Skagway to Bennett. Use the numbers to follow points of interest along the way.

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FISH THIS! Finding a Fisherman’s Paradise in Skagway

For first time visitors, Skagway might seem but a narrow valley, hemmed in by mountains, snow, and ice. Yet, there are a great many hidden things that lie just beyond what is readily seen. There are narrow coves where families of otters drift lazily on the surf at the first light of day.

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Name Those Peaks and Other Geography Lessons

What’s in a name? As the following glossary suggest, plenty. The place names that dot the landscape are living reminders of who has been before us, along with some of their attitudes, legends and whimsy. You’ll soon find that the people who gave Skagway its names were a lively, humorous and patriotic bunch.

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Dyea – Historic Boomtown Now a Place of Beauty

By Jeff Brady Skagway bustles today in the summer like the boomtown it was in 1897-1898, but a few miles away, and a couple of valleys over to the northwest, lies a place that local residents and visitors cherish for its quiet...

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Golden Circle Adventure Racing

The area known as the Golden Circle (Skagway-Whitehorse-Dawson-Haines) is becoming a popular destination for the adventure racer. These are the big ones:

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