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Klondike Bicycle Tour

Retrace the historic gold rush route while coasting down from the White Pass summit on a bicycle! 

The Klondike Bicycle Tour will awaken your senses to the great Alaskan outdoors. On our most popular tour a van whisks you to the summit of the White Pass for your fifteen mile guided coast downhill to historic Skagway.

Cost: $95.00                     

Duration: 2.75 hours

Distance: 15 miles          Rating: Moderate

Restrictions: Minimum age is 13 and minimum height is 4' 6", passport required


Retrace the historic gold rush route while coasting down from the White Pass Summit on a bicycle!

Your tour begins with a twenty five minute narrated van ride through historic Skagway and up the coastal mountains to the summit. You retrace the route taken by thousands of gold-crazed stampeders during the rush of 1898. Along the way your experienced guides versed in the history and ecology of the area will entertain you with stories of past and present life in the gateway to the Klondike.
 
After a bicycle orientation and safety briefing, your guides escort you the fifteen scenic miles downhill from summit to sea! As you coast along the paved Klondike Highway on this one and a half hour bike ride you make multiple stops for photos of the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, cascading waterfalls, awe-inspiring glaciers, majestic mountains, and historic sites. You even get to cross the US border on a bicycle! After your thrilling ride enjoy time in historic downtown Skagway.
 
On this tour your senses awaken to sights and sounds of Alaska that can only be experienced on two wheels. This fun excursion offers a unique way to tour Skagway and the surrounding area. Experience the great Northern outdoors, get some fresh air and go biking with Alaska’s original bicycle company!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy an intimate tour environment with a 1:6 guide to guest ratio.
  • See the historic White Pass Summit and White Pass Trail.
  • Coast downhill on a mountain bike.
  • Experience three different climate zones - the alpine, sub-alpine, and temperate coast.

Notes: Participants must be confident on a bicycle with hand brakes coasting downhill at speeds between 15 and 25 MPH (23 - 40 KPH). Passports and other necessary immigration documents are required for US border inspection. Helmets are required.  Participants must be at least 13 years old and 4’6” tall.  Sport shoes and layered clothing are recommended. A helmet, rain/wind jacket, pants, and fleece gloves are provided. The ride is approximately 15 miles. Tour time may vary depending on delays at the US border station.