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Chilkoot Pass, the most famous trail in the North

a hiker"s historical guide to the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

by Archie Satterfield

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Published by Alaska Northwest Books in Anchorage .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon),
  • Chilkoot Pass,
  • Chilkoot Trail,
  • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (Alaska and Wash.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (Alaska and Wash.) -- Guidebooks,
    • Hiking -- Chilkoot Pass -- Guidebooks,
    • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries,
    • Chilkoot Pass -- Guidebooks,
    • Chilkoot Trail -- Guidebooks,
    • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (Alaska and Wash.) -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-213) and index.

      StatementArchie Satterfield.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1095.K5 S37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3322205M
      ISBN 100882405896
      LC Control Number2004275991
      OCLC/WorldCa58599946

      The Chilkoot Trail, was the most famous route taken by prospectors and would be miners who made their way to the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon. It all started when gold was discovered in the year on Bonanza Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River, just km (11 mi.) from Dawson City.   For a more detailed examination of the Chilkoot Trail’s history, I recommend Archie Satterfield’s Chilkoot Pass: The Most Famous Trail in the North. It contains some wonderful old black and white photos from the gold rush days. Permits for the trail can .

      Scales & Summit of Chilkoot Pass, City of Vancouver Archives Men risked avalanche, exhaustion, injury, scurvy and depletion of the soul in their frantic compulsion to reach the Klondike. Looking for books by Archie Satterfield? See all books authored by Archie Satterfield, including Chilkoot Pass, the Most Famous Trail in the North, and Alaska Bush Pilots in the Float Country, and more on

      Stampeders Route: Trekking Chilkoot Trail The Chilkoot Trail is the original backpacker’s route to the far North, crossing some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes anywhere in the world. It’s one of only a handful of routes cross the high glacier-covered ranges of the Northern Coast Mountains, and certainly the most legendary. Chilkoot Pass, the Most Famous Trail in the North (Book): Satterfield, Archie: This popular guide describes the history of the famous Chilkoot Trail, called the meanest 32 miles in history, and details equipment to take, trail etiquette, and mile-by-mile trail information for hikers.


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Chilkoot Pass: The "Golden Staircase". Exhibit: Klondike Gold Rush - The Perilous Journey North. "It was a super-human effort to transport those thousands of pounds up that narrow, slippery, rocky trail of the Pass, through boulder-strewn canyons, across swampy bottomlands.".

~ Martha Louise Black. Chilkoot Trail. Fromthe Klondike Gold Rush transformed a traditional trade route into highway. Thousands of men, women, and children completed the journey from Dyea, Alaska to Lake Bennett, British Columbia. Today, the Chilkoot Trail is a 33 mile recreational trail.

The Chilkoot Pass is indeed the most famous trail in the North, and Archie Satterfield has written a unique book that is ideal for both hikers and armchair travelers.

This revised edition with current trail updates is history, adventure, and an excellent guide to the Klondike Gold Rush National Park Price Range: $ - $   This book provides a pretty decent history of the Chilkoot Pass and its usages during the Klondike Gold Rush era.

In fact most of the book geared around the historical part of the Chilkoot although if anyone wishes to real a great book, Pierre Berton's Klondike: the Life and Death of the Last Gold Rush is definitely superior/5. Chilkoot Pass, the most famous trail in the North.

[Archie Satterfield] -- Additions include a chapter on the role of Seattle in the gold rush, the creation of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, a map of the trail and a guide for hikers. Chilkoot Pass: The Most Famous Trail in the North. This popular guide describes the history of the famous Chilkoot Trail, called “the meanest 32 miles in history,” and details equipment to take, trail etiquette, and mile-by-mile trail information for hikers.

This trail connects the Inside Passage and Pacific Ocean to the headwaters of the Yukon River. Utilizing a glacially carved valley, Chilkoot Pass was one of only three ways to cross the Coast Mountains that could be used year round. Before the rush. Before the s, the Chilkoot Trail was closely guarded by the Tlingit people.

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Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. Nearby Experiences. Other experiences in Alaska. Skagway Shore Excursion: Chilkoot Trail Hike and Float Tour 6-Hour Chilkoot Trail Hike and Float and White Pass Summit Drive from Skagway.

$ per adult. More info. Quick View.5/5(53). Photograph by Hegg, E.A ().Click here for the original at Library and Archives Canada. -An iconic image from the Gold Rush. This picture comes to mind whenever the Chilkoot Trail is mentioned.

I had been told by a couple of people that reservations for the trail went fast and that I should book ahead of time. This is the definitive guide to the trail, with complete trail information and a wealth of historical data. It is Parks Canada’s guide. The only downside is that it’s way too bulky to take with you on the trail.

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By Archie Satterfield. 6th Rating: % positive.Terrain and Climate: the Chilkoot Trail begins in lush coastal rain forest and follows the banks of the Taiya River until Sheep Camp.

From there, the trail leads up and over the rocky and rugged Chilkoot Pass and into Canada where it snakes its way through alpine tundra and Boreal forest, skirting numerous lakes along the way.