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Copper Haul Trail Update – September 2020

04 September 2020 – Work will be continuing on wildfire fuel abatement projects along The Great Trail in Whitehorse this winter, with this season’s work focusing on…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Stickers, License Plates And Patches Now Available

20 August 2020 – As a membership benefit a Klondike Snowmobile Association sticker comes free with…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association 2020/2021 Memberships Now Available

22 July 2020 – All 2019/2020 Klondike Snowmobile Association memberships will expire on 30 September 2020, and we are now accepting renewals for the 2020/2021 season…

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Copper Haul Update – June 2020

09 June 2020 – Fire smart crews are continuing to make progress on the Copper Haul Trail in Whitehorse. This project…

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City of Whitehorse Trails Survey

16 May 2020 – The City of Whitehorse is developing a trail plan to help guide their trail related actions and policies over the next several years. This plan covers most trails within the City limits including those used by snowmobilers. They are asking for your input…

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National Volunteer Week 2020

25 April 2020 – This week is National Volunteer Week in Canada, and as the Klondike Snowmobile Association is entirely volunteer operated we would like to take this opportunity to put out a huge thank you to all of our volunteers…

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Messages from the K.S.A. President and the Yukon’s Community Service Minister Regarding Snowmobiling At The Haines And Skagway Summits

08 April 2020 – Hi there KSA Members, Snowmobiling is, and continues to be, a safe, fun and healthy outdoor activity.  In addition…

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K.S.A. COVID 19 April Update

04 April 2020 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Board of Directors continues to monitor the fast changing COVID-19 pandemic for changes and updates that may affect our membership…

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K.S.A. COVID 19 March Update

20 March 2020 – In light of recent world news regarding COVID 19 / Coronavirus, the Klondike Snowmobile Association has made some temporary changes and updates to our events and meetings schedule, our membership applications, and our general operations…

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Annual Dawson Overland Trail Group Ride

28 February 2020 – Coming up on March 7 is the Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Annual Dawson Overland Trail Group Ride. It’s a great ride…

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Hamilton Boulevard Early Trail Plowing

26 February 2020 –The Klondike Snowmobile Association packs and grooms the Hamilton Boulevard Multi-Use Trail during the snowmobiling season to allow snowmobilers, pedestrians, and other winter trail users to safely share the trail…

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Copper Haul Road Update – 20 February 2020

20 February 2020 – Copper Haul Road between McLean Lake trail and Mt. Sima road remains closed for fire smart work, and crews and equipment are now also working between the Sima Creek crossing and the Wolf Creek crossing…

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It’s International Take A Friend Snowmobiling Week!

08 February 2020 – February 8th through 17th 2020 is International Take A Friend Snowmobiling Week. Take A Friend Snowmobiling week happens every February across North America with dozens of Canadian and American snowmobile associations participating…

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Wise Ways To Make The Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site Your Winter Destination

05 February 2020 – Snowmobiling is permitted in much of the Chilkoot Trail NHS for most of the winter…

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Copper Haul Trail South Of Fish Lake Road Open

20 January 2020 – In late December the City of Whitehorse closed approximately one kilometer of the Copper Haul Trail just south of the Fish Lake Road due to failing culverts. City crews have made repairs to the trail for now and have re-opened this section for winter recreation use…

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International Snowmobile Safety Week

18 January 2020 – January 18th through 26th 2020 is International Snowmobile Safety Week.  The Safe Riders! – You make snowmobiling safe campaign began…

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New Klondike Snowmobile Association News Page

11 January 2020 – Welcome to our freshly overhauled Klondike Snowmobile Association News page! We hope you like it, and if you have questions, comments, or other feedback please do contact us…

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K.S.A. Newsletter Changes

10 January 2020 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association for many years had issues of SnoRiders Magazine mailed to each member for free as a membership benefit, and included with these magazines was a quarterly Klondike Snowmobile Association Newsletter…

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Copper Haul Road Closures – Update

31 December 2019 – The Copper Haul Road from the Fish Lake road staging area for approximately two kilometers south is now closed due to a wash out and failing culverts…

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Copper Haul Road Closure

18 December 2019 – The Copper Haul road between the Mt. Sima road and the McLean Lake trail turnoff is closed until further notice…

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Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site Winter Recreation Strategy Up For Review

30 November 2019 – Parks Canada is currently reviewing the Winter Recreation Use Management Strategy for the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site. This management strategy was last revised in 2011, and it directly affects snowmobiling in much of the Skagway Summit area…

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New Discounts In Dawson City

30 November 2019 – Our friends up in Dawson City, the Dawson City Sled Dawgs, have recently gained some great new discounts for snowmobilers…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Update

05 November 2019 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association held our Annual General Meeting on 04 November 2019. We reviewed the previous year, elected our new Board of Directors, then proceeded to discuss a variety of new and old business. We are happy to say that we are going into 2019/2020 season in good shape…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Fall 2019 Newsletter Now Available

31 October 2019 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Fall 2019 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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New K.S.A. Membership Discount

01 September 2019 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association has for many years offered all of our members a wide variety of benefits and discounts.  For the 2019/2020 membership season we are proud to announce that the list of membership benefits has once again grown longer…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Spring 2019 Newsletter Now Available

31 May 2019 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Spring 2019 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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Yukon Government Public Engagement For New Motor Vehicles Act

11 April 2019 – The Yukon Government is conducting a public engagement regarding development of a new Motor Vehicles Act. Their online survey includes questions about snowmobiles and other off road vehicles…

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White Pass (Skagway Summit) Safety Note

10 March 2019 – The White Pass & Yukon Route would like to warn everyone using the White Pass area that they will be clearing the snow from the railway tracks between Carcross and Skagway starting on 18 March 2019…

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Safety

06 February 2019 – Snowmobiles are super useful tools and super fun toys, but they can only be as safe as the rider operating them. We are asking everyone to please use proper safety gear, learn safe riding habits, and encourage other riders to do the same…

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Ice Conditions

06 February 2019 – Due to the weather we have had this season, ice conditions on several lakes and rivers throughout the Yukon have been thinner and less stable than in past years. Please be extra careful when travelling over ice…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Mid Winter 2019 Newsletter Now Available

06 February 2019 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Mid Winter 2019 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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K.S.A. Events – New Pre-Registration Requirements

31 January 2019 – Snowmobiling season is finally arriving here in the Yukon, and with it comes our K.S.A. Events season…

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K.S.A. Winter 2018/2019 Newsletter Now Available

06 December 2018 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Winter 2018/2019 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Update

13 November 2018 – It’s been another busy year at the Klondike Snowmobile Association, and the work is continuing…

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K.S.A. 2018 Municipal Election Candidates Survey Results

16 October 2018 – Municipal Elections are being held across the Yukon on October 18th, 2018. Out of concern of the future state of motorized recreation in Whitehorse…

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Whistle Bend Trails Update

02 October 2018 – The City of Whitehorse has now designated two main trails for Whistle Bend…

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K.S.A. Fall 2018 Newsletter Now Available

30 September 2018 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Fall 2018 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Events Survey Results

13 September 2018 – Thank you to everyone who completed our K.S.A. Events survey! During the 2017/2018 snowmobiling season the K.S.A. organized…

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K.S.A. Membership Season

13 September 2018 – The 2017/2018 membership year was another record for Klondike Snowmobile Association, for the first time ever we had over 1000 members…

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New Online K.S.A. Membership Form

23 August 2018 – We’ve introduced a brand new way to sign up or renew your Klondike Snowmobile Association Membership! You can now save time and paper…

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K.S.A. Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available

13 April 2018 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Spring 2018 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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Events Survey

08 March 2018 – When reviewing membership application forms over the past few seasons we have noticed one of the most common responses in the “What would you like to see the K.S.A. do this year?” section was more events…

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K.S.A. Mid Winter 2018 Newsletter Now Available

14 February 2018 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Mid Winter 2018 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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New Whitehorse Trail Map

07 February 2018 – The City of Whitehorse and the Klondike Snowmobile Association have successfully entered the Whitehorse area multi-use trails into Polaris Ride Command…

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Snow Conditions

15 January 2018 – Almost anyone living in the Yukon would agree this season’s weather has been way up and way down…

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K.S.A. Winter 2017/2018 Newsletter Now Available

21 December 2017 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Winter 2017/2018 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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Klondike Snowmobile Association Update

16 November 2017 – It’s been a busy year for the K.S.A., and work is continuing for the upcoming snowmobile season…

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K.S.A. Fall 2017 Newsletter Now Available

30 October 2017 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association’s Fall 2017 quarterly newsletter is now available…

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K.S.A. New Groomer Update

22 October 2017 – Our new trail groomer has arrived! We’re proud to announce the arrival of our latest and greatest trail grooming machine, a Kubota RTV1100…

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A Record Year for K.S.A. Membership

30 September 2017 – The 2016/2017 membership season was a record year for the Klondike Snowmobile Association, for the first time in our 36 year history we had over 900 members…

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The Great Trail Is 100% Connected!

31 August 2017 – The Trans Canada Trail was born out of the Canada 125 celebrations in 1992, and a goal was set to have it completed for the Canada 150 celebrations in 2017…

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City of Whitehorse begins planning for Robert Service Way area

14 August 2017 – The City of Whitehorse has launched a new survey to help form a long term plan for developing the Robert Service Way area…

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Whitehorse Trails and Greenways Committee Update

12 August 2017 – Over the past several years the volunteer based Whitehorse Trails and Greenways Committee has been providing advise and recommendations to the City of Whitehorse with regards to trail planning and designation in the City…

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Whistle Bend Trails

31 July 2017 – The perimeter multi-use trail around Whistle Bend was initially developed as a motorized multi-use trail for residents in the new Whistle Bend area to use…

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The Klondike Snowmobile Association Is Acquiring A New Trail Groomer!

07 June 2017 – The K.S.A. is proud to announce a new trail groomer for the multi-use trails in and around Whitehorse…

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The Klondike Snowmobile Association Has A New E-mail

02 May 2017 – The Klondike Snowmobile Association has a new e-mail address!  You can now reach us at klonsnow@gmail.com… 

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For older news articles and/or further information on current news, please contact the Klondike Snowmobile Association by email at klonsnow@gmail.com or by phone at 867 667 7680.

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