Trail Conditions

Trail Conditions

 

Trail conditions listed here are for reference only, actual conditions will vary. 

 

Trail / Area: Condition: Notes:
Atlin Area No Report
Annie Lake Road / Tally Ho Area No Report
Annie Lake Rd to Wolf Creek Good Good on 11 Feb 2017.
Bonneville Lakes No Report
Canol Road No Report
Carcross Area No Report
Coal Lake Road Rough As of 18 Mar 2017 Copper Haul to tree line very bumpy, above tree line trail is fair but hard to find  trail in places, lots of snow in area. Last groomed 09 Mar 2017.
Coal Lake Road to Fish Lake No Report
Copper Haul Road
(Fish Lake Rd – McLean Lake Trail)
Good Groomed 18 Mar 2017.  Please do not snowmobile on the cross country ski tracks. Caution Fire Smart crews on Copper Haul Road near Mt Mac trail.
Copper Haul Road
(McLean Lake Trail – Mt. Sima Road)
Good Good on 27 Feb 2017.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima Road – Mt Sima via the trail)
Fair Fair on 27 Feb 2017. When heading south turn right off Copper Haul just before Mt. Sima Road, follow the signs, trail rejoins road shortly before Mt. Sima Ski Hill parking lot.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima Road – Mt Sima along the road)
Limited Portions of trail were blocked by windrows from plows on 26 Feb 2017.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima – Wolf Creek)
Good Good on 11 Feb 2017.
Copper Haul/Fish Lake Road to Trails North Fair Rough sections and some wheel ruts on 25 Mar 2017, last groomed 18 Mar 2017.
Crater Lake Trail No Report
Dawson City Area No Report
Dawson Overland Trail
(Whitehorse – Braeburn)
Open On 12 Mar 2017 Trail had limited snow for about the first 30 ish km on Whitehorse end but otherwise good condition, water crossings were all good.
Haeckel Hill Access Road Good Some wheel ruts but otherwise good on 17 Mar 2017.
Haines Junction Area No Report
Haines Summit Area No Report
Hamilton Blvd Trail Good Groomed 17 Mar 2017.
Hamilton Blvd to Kopper King Good Groomed 17 Mar 2017.
Hamilton Blvd through tunnel to Airport Excellent Groomed 17 Mar 2017.
Jackson Lake Trail Good Good on 25 Mar 2017, caution snow piles on trail near the ranches. Last groomed 04 Mar 2017.
Mayo Area No Report
McLean Lake Trail Fair Groomed 17 Mar 2017. Caution new section is rough and still under construction. Trail has been re-routed near McLean Lake Road, signs are up to indicate new route.
McIntyre Valley – Alaska Hwy – Copper Haul No Report Entrance is through Raven’s Ridge at the top end of War Eagle Way.
Mt. McIntyre Accent Fair Copper Haul to ski trails turnoff good, rest was fair on 18 Feb 2017.
Mt. McIntyre Accent to Mt. Sima
(Above Copper Haul)
Limited On 02 Feb 2017 most of trail was fair but caution there is a long patch of extreme ice overflow across the trail near the Mt McIntyre trail end, also several sections have lots of low hanging trees and brush.
Mt. McIntyre Accent to Fish Lake Good Good on 25 Mar 2017. Caution lots of sled dog traffic in this area.
Porter Creek to Kopper King Good Groomed 17 Mar 2017.
Trails North to Alaska Highway / North Klondike Highway intersection No Report Last groomed 08 Dec 2016.
Skagway Summit Area Fair Report from 04 Feb 2017: summit area is good but trail from Log Cabin parking lot is rough.  Please note some weekends are non-motorized only in the Skagway summit area, for further details and a schedule see our Events page.
Watson Lake Area No Report

 

The K.S.A. grooms these trails for the City of Whitehorse:

Airport Perimeter Trail No Report Caution multiple unmarked sections along the cliffs that are narrow & avalanche prone.
Crestview Walking Trail
(NON-MOTORIZED ONLY)
Good Groomed on 18 Mar 2017.
Whistle Bend Trails Good Groomed 04 Feb 2017.
Millennium Trail and Trans Canada Trail from Two Mile Hill to Millennium Trail
(NON-MOTORIZED ONLY)
Plowed As of February 2015 the K.S.A. no longer grooms this trail for the City of Whitehorse, the city will plow it instead.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • Last updated: 27 March 2017.
  • Please report trail conditions to 867 667 7680 or klonsnow@yknet.ca.
    The trail conditions listed above are only as up to date as riders like you help us make them. We rely heavily on updates we receive from K.S.A. members and the general public. Also please report any damaged or missing signs, gates, etc.
  • Respect all trail users…
    The vast majority of the trails in the Yukon are considered “multi-use”.  This means they are open to snowmobiles, skis, dog sleds, ATVs, bikes, hikers, horses, and everything in between.  Please respect all the user groups, and slow down and give extra room when passing others on the trails.
  • Wheeled vehicles are not allowed on any of the multi-use trails from November 1st through March 31st each year…  Includes (but not limited to) cars, trucks, wheeled ATVs and wheeled side by sides.  All it takes is one wheeled vehicle to shred a trail’s snow base and ruin it for everyone else.  If you see a wheeled vehicle on a multi-use trail between November 1st and March 31st please note the license plate and phone the City of Whitehorse trouble line at 867 667 2111, it’s available 24/7.
  • Please give way to groomers…
    Sleds towing groomers are far heavier and less maneuverable than most other sleds on the trail. For the safety of both yourself and our volunteers please slow down and give them the right of way.  Also be aware that our groomers and trail crews may be on any of our trails at any time.
  • For gate access please call us at 867 667 7680.  Special project?  Did we miss one during the changing of the seasons? Call us and we’ll bring the key!
  • Interested in Grooming? Trail repairs? We can always use your help!  Please check out or Volunteer page for more information.
  • Looking for a riding buddy?  Post on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/klondikesnowmobile

 

 

What the conditions mean:

No Report:  No recent reports have been received about this trail.
Closed:  Snowmobiling not recommended, dangerous and/or no snow.
No Snow:  As of last report there is not enough snow to go snowmobiling here.
Plowed:  Trail has been plowed to the point of having little or no snow.
Open:  Trails are in a rideable condition.
Limited:  Trails are rideable but expect little snow, no base, and caution is advised.
Marginal:  Base on trail, but little snow and/or very rough. Travelling off trail in this area is not recommended.
Rough:  Base on trail, but expect lots of bumps. Travelling off trail in this area is not recommended.
Fair:  Trail is in reasonably good condition but expect some bumps. Travel off trail with caution.
Good:  Good base on trail, lots of snow, recently groomed. Travelling off trail should be okay in most areas.
Excellent:  Conditions are perfect.

 

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