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WHITEHORSE: IT'S BIGGER THAN THE WILDERNESS BY JOSEPHINE MATYAS They've nicknamed Whitehorse the "Wilderness City"—and while it's surround- ed by some of the country's most pristine backcountry, there is so much more that draws visitors. As the Yukon's largest and most vibrant settlement, Whitehorse is a place with deep historic roots and a timeless First Nations heritage, as well as almost unlimited ways to explore and enjoy the outdoors. It is this full menu of authentic experiences that helps Whitehorse and its surrounding communities stand apart. This is a gateway to Canada's True North—where you can mush a team of sled dogs through a silent forest, pull a champion-sized fi sh from a sparkling lake, learn the traditional First Nations ways, or dabble in the history of the Klondike Gold Rush. For much of its history, Whitehorse has been the transportation and commercial WHITEHORSE • CTC/NORTHERN TALES TRAVEL SERVICES YT 145

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