White Pass: The Dead Horse Trail

“The inhumanity which this trail has been witness to, the heart break and suffering which so many have undergone cannot be imagined. They certainly cannot be described.”~ Clifford Stifton, Canadian Minister of the Interior, 1897. The White Pass was advertised as an easier trail than the Chilkoot. Although it was longer, it was said not … Read more

There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!

A few blocks walk from the hostel brought me to the headquarters of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park – Seattle Unit. As the Park Service explains, This park is unlike many other parks in the National Park Service. Our “park” consist of a single building in Seattle, located within the Pioneer Square Historical … Read more