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  • Global9546
    1 contribution
    Literally the nicest people I have come across in a very long time. They go above and beyond the call of duty. I am truly in awe. Amazing:)
    Written November 7, 2022
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  • sierratreesea
    Vancouver, Canada34 contributions
    Wow. My first time to the Yukon did not disappoint. The nature and scenery were everything I could have hoped for. The Donjek Route was probably the most difficult thing I have ever done, so much more difficult that I could have anticipated! The soft off trail terrain was even more difficult for me than big inclines. Our guides Dan and Ed were fantastic and kept me motivated and feeling safe along the way. The food was also excellent and we had a great variety of backpacking meals and snacks. Having a hot lunch every day was often appreciated, especially on a rainy day. We didn't see as much wildlife as I had hoped, but seeing a few caribou pretty close was wonderful. Max was very helpful during the booking process and lead up to the trip, and was a great host!
    Written October 6, 2022
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  • Roxanne
    Prince George, Canada2 contributions
    My husband and I, along with another couple from Germany, booked a private guided canoe (and hiking) trip on the Wind River (and Peel River) in the northern Yukon for 13 days in late July and early August 2022. Up North staff and the owner (Mark) were excellent to work with in planning and preparing for the trip. They provided all the equipment (canoes, paddles, life jackets, safety gear, all kitchen supplies, tents, toilet supplies, etc.), along with two guides. They provided the shuttle to and from Mayo and arranged for the float planes to fly us to and from the river (the shuttle and float plane rides were included in the cost). They did an excellent job preparing us for the trip by providing a detailed list of what we needed to bring in terms of clothing and personal items (e.g., insect repellent, etc.) Had we wanted, they would have booked hotels for us and picked us up from the airport. While we were original slated to have one guide with us, in the end two joined us at no extra cost to us.

    Our guides did all the work of setting up, cooking, etc. They did an excellent job of getting us safely down the rivers, preparing delicious meals that worked around food allergies, suggesting the best places to hike and escorting us on the hikes to ensure we were safe at all times, finding good campsites, teaching us to fish, providing hot water for sponge baths, providing information about the wildlife (like the lone wolf that wandered into our camp one evening), regaling us with entertaining tales, etc. Because it was a private trip and we were good paddlers, we were able to spend 5.5 days (rather than the two scheduled days) hiking in the beautiful mountains surrounding us. It was an incredible experience.

    I would definitely use their services again, no matter how small or large the expedition, e.g., renting a canoe, paddles, life jackets, and safety gear for a day trip.
    Written September 12, 2022
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  • Ruby B
    Thunder Bay, Canada20 contributions
    Fabulous. 3 guides with 3 rafts spoiled 12 guests for 10 days. The guide team of Leon, Justin and Jeremy was congenial, knowledgeable, fun, professional, skilled on the river and skilled in the outdoor kitchen. We ate fabulous menus with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit. They even baked 2 cakes for us. The terrain is mind blowing - glaciers, alpine meadows, rock strewn mud flats, mountains, mountains and more mountains. Saw a lot of animal tracks. Watched a grizzly climb a rock cliff. Two nights slept to the booms of glaciers calving. This is a camping (not clamping) experience. You pitch your own tent. You sleep on the ground. All the camping gear is provided. All was in excellent condition. Worth every penny
    Written August 5, 2019
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  • Annette J
    Leavenworth, WA17 contributions
    We did the ten day Tatshenshini/Alsek raft. We have done a lot of rafting, and this was an amazing experience, with world class scenery, fun rafting and awesome guides. Thank you Max, Andrew, Peter and Aline for your expertise, enthusiasm and culinary skills. You helped make this a trip of a lifetime. The extraordinary good weather helped, but the key was the enthusiasm and skill of our guides
    Written July 14, 2022
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  • Wolf Pack
    2 contributions
    Another fabulous tour from Ross River to Pelly Crossing.
    Highlight along the river was taking turns in spotting wildlife like: pikes, salmon, blackbear, eagle, wolf, porcupine, moose…
    Our tour guide Rainer's skilful leadership was proved once again in the drive, knowledge and friendliness with which he approached the tasks in hand and his tour members.
    During our tour through the wildernis we were provided with a varied range of foods, to the delight of the group, clearly a standard typical of Adventure Tours. Excellent equipment and punctual transfers round up the service. Rainer's sensitive awareness for the needs of the group supported a convivial atmosphere and team spirit.
    On the backdrop of the unparalleled beauty of the Yukon Territory this trip served to bring out good vibes in everyone.
    Thank you Rainer.
    Written October 8, 2019
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  • Charles A
    Vancouver, Canada2 contributions
    My partner and I rode with Terra Riders on Grey Mountain and Mt. McIntyre in Whitehorse and then Mountain Hero on Montana Mountain in Carcross the week of August 15th. We really appreciated how knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful Dan and his team were on our rides. We got to see some of the best riding in Whitehorse and Carcross because of Terra Riders. We would highly recommend them to anyone considering mountain biking in the Yukon. They are great!
    Written August 16, 2022
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  • J B
    Ottawa, Canada11 contributions
    We were a group of 6 women aged from 67-72 and we paddled the Yukon River from Minto to Dawson the first week of June when the river was in full and glorious flood. Raging currents, no beaches, campsites flooded out, river water so full of silt that even finding drinking water was a challenge - our guides Chloe and Federica handled every challenge with smiles and good cheer. And they made delicious meals and snacks for us! Our guides were key to the Yukon River paddle being an adventure of a lifetime for us.
    Written September 7, 2022
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  • Jean-Jacques
    Colombes, France1 contribution
    I took a lot of pleasure with my 3 teenage kids going on a 5 days canoeing trip on the Yukon river from Lake Laberge to Little Salmon by the end of August 2019.
    The trip was perfectly organized (a must when going in the wild outdoor) and yet we had the complete feeling of freedom that one can enjoy in such a nature landscape. Andrea knows how to guide the group so that we could all move safely and enjoy each and every moment. We even took a chance pike fishing, saw salmons going upstream...
    Besides being an experienced guide, Andrea is a passionate nature lover, sharing and explaining, and there is a lot on the Yukon.
    I warmly recommend going on a trip with Andrea.
    Written September 25, 2019
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  • Big Beth
    3 contributions
    grape adventure! the views were grape, and the service was grape too. food was not GRAPES but it was grape.
    Written September 20, 2020
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  • Carol R
    1 contribution
    Ken picked us up at our Hotel and with 2 other ladies from Toronto Canada we spent the morning on the river. Fun morning and Ken is a wealth of information about the Yukon and the river. A must experience when staying in Whitehorse.
    Written August 26, 2022
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  • Gesner
    Toronto, Canada3 contributions
    My daughter Jaime and I spent an incredible day with Steve Hahn, fly fishing guide, story teller and all around great person. We loaded up his boat with gear, lunch, cameras and enthusiasm and we headed out on the Kathleen River. We were blessed with good weather, but it really wouldn't have mattered. It was the entire experience that was brilliant. We caught fish - rainbow, steelies and I think J got a grayling - and that was outstanding. But Steve provides more than just fishing. He shared stories of the geologic history of the river and the environment around it. We saw eagles, kingfishers, and mergansers galore. And a lunch spread with HOT COFFEE that was to die for!

    If you want the best in guiding, with someone who provides an experience, not just a fishing trip, book a trip with Steve.
    Written August 29, 2019
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  • Lasse R
    Espoo, Finland9 contributions
    A group of 5 Finnish guys flew from Helsinki to Whitehorse where we met up with our Canadian buddy from Toronto. From the moment we landed till we left, we were taken care of by Bernard and Amanda. The hospitality was amazing. It felt much more like dealing with friends then doing business with a stranger.

    We spent 6 nights at lake Coughlan. The fishing is absolutely perfect as is the whole setup. The cabin had everything we needed and more. For us Finns there was a sauna and the possiblity to swim in the 5C lake :) There was a lot of wildlife and possibilities to hike or canoe. Bernard gave us just enough tips to get us going but not too much so that we had the chance to learn on our own.

    The best part of the week was that my phone was mainly turned off the whole week. I didn't even have a watch. The only reason to follow time was to make sure you are on the lake when the sun sets because thats when the best fishing was done..
    Written June 15, 2018
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  • Paul Gartshore
    72 contributions
    I called Dean in the morning and he was able to squeeze me in to take me to the hot springs from Whitehorse in the evening. Not sure how much a taxi would be but appreciated the a bit of chat about local history and wildlife so well worth it.
    Picked me up directed from hotel and took me at pre arranged time. Nice hot car while -34 degrees outside.
    Written February 3, 2015
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