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 Limited Report from 01 Jan 2018: Annie lake road bare. Road coverage acceptable between end of maintained road and washout bridge. Skookum very bare. Summit pass towards Alligator Lake fair but one unfrozen creek.
Annie Lake Rd to Wolf Creek Fair Caution limited snow in areas, Mary Lake has overflow and travel not recommended.
Bonneville Lakes No Report
Canol Road No Report Last report was good on 28 Oct 2017.
Carcross Area No Report
Coal Lake Road Rough Reported to be rough and lots of wheel ruts on 14 Jan 2018. Caution low hanging brush on lower section of trail.
Coal Lake Road to Fish Lake Limited Reported to be good on south east side but very bare from top down to Fish Lake on 04 Jan 2018.
Copper Haul Road
(Fish Lake Rd – McLean Lake Trail)
Fair Good but with wheel ruts on 13 Jan 2018, last groomed 25 Nov 2017. Caution multiple fire smart crews working on and near trail.
Copper Haul Road
(McLean Lake Trail – Mt. Sima Road)
Good Good on 13 Jan 2018. Caution low hanging trees near Mt Sima trail intersection. Caution multiple fire smart crews working on and near trail.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima Road – Mt Sima via the trail)
Good Reported to be good on 04 Jan 2018. 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)
Good Some bumpy sections but otherwise good on 13 Jan 2018.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima – Wolf Creek)
Fair Reported to be fair with narrow spots on 14 Jan 2018.
Copper Haul/Fish Lake Road to Trails North Good Groomed 06 Jan 2018.
Crater Lake Trail No Report
Dawson City Area No Report
Dawson Overland Trail
(Whitehorse – Braeburn)
No Report
Haeckel Hill Access Road Rough On 05 Jan 2018 from Fish Lake Road to Jackson Lake trail had limited snow due to being plowed.
Haines Junction Area No Report
Haines Summit Area Open Caution very dangerous avalanche conditions expected around the southern Yukon for Jan 12-15 2018.
Hamilton Blvd Trail Good Good on 13 Jan 2018, last groomed 05 Jan 2018.
Hamilton Blvd to Kopper King Good Groomed 05 Jan 2018.
Hamilton Blvd through tunnel to Airport Fair Fair on 14 Jan 2018, last groomed 05 Jan 2018.
Jackson Lake Trail No Report
Mayo Area No Report
McLean Lake Trail Fair Good but with bumpy sections throughout and some low hanging brush along power line beside Copper Ridge on 14 Jan 2018. Last groomed 05 Jan 2018. Caution new section is rough and still under construction.
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 Reported good on 11 Jan 2017.
Mt. McIntyre Accent to Mt. Sima
(Above Copper Haul)
Rough On 04 Dec 2017 trail was mostly fair but with some rocks and several low hanging trees and branches.
Mt. McIntyre Accent to Fish Lake No Report
Porter Creek to Kopper King (Pine St. Trail) Good Groomed 07 Jan 2018.
Porter Creek to Whistle Bend Good Groomed 07 Jan 2018.
Trails North to Alaska Highway / North Klondike Highway intersection No Report
Skagway Summit Area Open Caution very dangerous avalanche conditions expected around the southern Yukon for Jan 12-15 2018.   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 and prone to avalanches and/or landslides
Crestview Walking Trail
(NON-MOTORIZED ONLY)
Good Groomed 06 Jan 2018.
Whistle Bend Perimeter Trail Good Groomed 07 Jan 2018.
Millennium Trail and Trans Canada Trail from Two Mile Hill to Millennium Trail
(NON-MOTORIZED ONLY)
No Report 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: 15 January 2018.
  • Please report trail conditions to 867 667 7680 or klonsnow@gmail.com.
    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.
  • 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 or any other distinguishing features and phone the City of Whitehorse trouble line at 867 667 2111, it’s available 24/7.
  • Please give way to groomers…
    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 are all volunteers and they 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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