Alaska Excursions

May 28, 2006 - September 10, 2006
Approximately 4 hours
Sundays Only: 12:00pm
Moderate level of activity; Accessibility for people with disabilities
Accessibility for people with disabilitiesModerate level of activity

From the sea to the summit to remote Bennett, British Columbia

Travel with Engine No. 73, our 1947 Baldwin steam locomotive on a 4 hour, 52 mile round trip adventure 6 miles beyond White Pass Summit to Fraser Meadows.

No other railroad is quite like the White Pass & Yukon Route. Against all odds, the iron trail was carved through some of the North’s most rugged terrain in 1898. This engineering wonder climbs nearly 3,000 feet over 20 miles of steep grades and cliff-hanging turns.

Relax in old-fashioned parlor cars as you retrace the original route to the White Pass summit, passing Bridal Veil Falls, Inspiration Point and Dead Horse Gulch. Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites. See the original Klondike Trail of ‘98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune.

No identification is required as you do not disembark the train at the summit. This tour can accommodate electric wheelchairs and scooters.

Tour Summary:
• Duration: Approximately 4 Hours
• Pulled by 1947 Baldin locomotive
• Comfortable restored and replica passenger coaches
• Seat Exchange at Fraser – Everyone gets a canyon view!
• Moderate Level of Activity
• Fully Narrated Tour
• 80 Miles Round Trip from Tidewater at Skagway to Bennett,    British Columbia
• Breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, and    waterfalls
• Complimentary Bottled Water
• Photo Run-Bys
• Proof of Citizenship REQUIRED






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