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A FULL MENU OF POSSIBILITIES Winter and summer, the Yukon gleams with sparkling lakes, rugged mountains (Mount Logan in Yukon is Canada's highest peak) and emerald green forests. A little winter weather doesn't slow down a Yukoner —join them in snowmobiling, ice fi shing, dogsledding and sitting out on a pitch- black night to watch the "silver dance of the mystic Northern Lights," as described by poet Robert Service. When the weather warms, there's canoeing, kayaking and rafting on lakes and rivers; and hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping and wildlife viewing on dry land. Meet the people —you'll fi nd unassuming, unspoiled and unhurried individuals and communities. REFUEL YOUR WANDERLUST A summertime road trip through the Yukon is high on many bucket lists. This year, a major anniversary is being celebrated as 2017 marks the 75 th anniversary of the construction of the Alaska Highway. In 1942, a workforce of thousands of U.S. soldiers and Canadian and U.S. civilians built the lengthy highway in record time, linking Dawson Creek, B.C. to Delta Junction in Alaska. The highway passes through the western reaches of the Yukon, a vital link to the smaller areas of Watson Lake, Teslin, Whitehorse, Haines Junction and Beaver Creek. On two wheels or four, it's a road trip made in heaven! THE GREAT YUKON GETAWAY—YEAR-ROUND Yukoners know how to embrace the guaranteed snow of the season and they celebrate it with a host of outdoor activities, eccentric festivals, world-class races and competitions. Bundle up and jump in for sled dog mushing experiences, snow sculp- ture competitions, snowshoeing, cross- country skiing and snowmobiling. After a long day, dip into thermal hot springs. In the warmer months, the "Land of the Midnight Sun" means light-fi lled days and nights of summer, perfect for enjoying the outdoors. The June solstice sun doesn't set at the Arctic Circle, so golfi ng at midnight DIAMOND TOOTH GERTIES • TOURISM YT fl 1.800.661.0407 or contact your travel agent *Terms and conditions apply. See website for more details With each air pass enjoy: *up to two registered travellers *4 segments Valid for travel : 01 March 2017 – 01 March 2018 Purchase by: 11:59 pm PT 15 January 2018 Your Pass to DISCOVER CANADA Like Never Before LIMITED EDITION YT 141

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