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Yukon Territory
    Tincup Lake and Whitehorse    

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Getting There: Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon, can be reached by Air Canada and Canada 3000 to and from Vancouver, B.C., Air North from various small cities in Canada and Alaska, First Air from the Northwest Territories and Era Airlines from Anchorage. The airport also has two international flights weekly from Frankfurt, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland. Various bus services connect the city with Alaska and various Canada communities.

Yukon reference The Alaska Highway passes through Whitehorse with connections to Haines Junction while the Klondike Highway goes south to Carcross and north to Dawson City. Information about reaching Tincup Wilderness Lodge from Whitehorse is available through their Web site or by telephone; see below.
Staying There: For information contact the City of Whitehorse, 2121 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse, YT, Y1a 2C2, telephone (867) 668-8660, or the Yukon Visitor Reception Center at (867) 668-3331. Request a copy of their most recent Yukon: Canada's True North vacation guide. For information about Tincup write the Tincup Wilderness Lodge, Box 30049, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Y1A 3M2, or telephone at (604) 762-0382.

A good reference book for the region, including lodging, restaurants and various services, is Moon Handbooks: Alaska-Yukon, by Don Pitcher. The flavor of the Yukon is captured in various Robert Service books, including Ballads of a Cheechako, The Trail of '98, Spell of the Yukon and Bar Room Ballads.

Useful WWW links:

Tincup Wilderness Lodge: the resort's completeWeb site
City of Whitehorse
Yukon Visitor Reception Center
Big Bear Adventures, Mountain biking and canoeing adventures
Up North Adventure Tours: includes Boat and Canoe rentals

Yukon Map
Courtesy: Yukon Visitor Reception Center

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