Chasing the midnight sun, trip to the Yukon

A Trip to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

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The land is a mountain biker’s playground.

In between British Columbia and Alaska is the Yukon Territory where the sun does not set during the summer. Mountain biking exists there and it is surprisingly interesting and varied. Incredible vistas are the norm as riders take it all the hours in, with few distractions.

Episode Description: Summer in Canada’s Yukon Territory has no shortage of daylight, and thus no reason to hurry. At 17, Dylan Sherrard moved away from Whitehorse to pursue a life of mountain biking, a path that would ultimately bring him back as his hometown became a sought-after destination for riding in the north. Fully embracing the leisurely pace of life, Dylan introduces Jaime Hill and Claire Buchar to some of his favorite people and places.

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This is where Whitehorse, Yukon Territory is.

North of Canada, incredible trail riding exists. It’s not year-round riding but on long summer days, daylight never ceases.


About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.


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