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What clothing to wear in Skagway, Alaska

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

What clothing to wear in Skagway, Alaska In Skagway, the summers are mild. Gloriously, there's scant rain and it is overcast year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 18°F to 61°F and is rarely below -3°F or above 71°F. Layering your clothing is therefore key in all seasons: t-shirt, sweatshirt or fleece, windbreaker and waterproof outer [...]

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What’s the weather like in Skagway, Alaska?

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Uncategorized, Yukon Tour|

Weather in Skagway In Skagway, the summers are mild, the winters are long and freezing, and it is overcast year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 18°F to 61°F and is rarely below -3°F or above 71°F. Average temperatures in Skagway The warm season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 18 to September 10, with an average daily high temperature above 54°F. The [...]

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Why you’ll love Skagway, Alaska!

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, Cruise Ships, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Why you'll love Skagway, Alaska Gloriously, the largest temperate rainforest in the world surrounds southeast Alaska. The glaciers are bigger than any other in the U.S. in a state that boasts the country’s longest coastline. The word “phenomenal” barely does Skagway justice. Introduction A colorful history, scant rain and a lot of cruise ships makes [...]

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Tongass National Forest Explained

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, City and Glacier Tour, Cruise Ships, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Tongass National Forest Explained Introduction The moment you step off your cruise ship or aircraft in Skagway, you will be immediately treated to stunning views of the Tongass National Forest. Fact. Unsurprising to most, the region is often referred to as the “Inside Passage” or the gateway to Alaska. Undeniably, it’s one of the country’s—even [...]

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Photo and Camera Tips for your Skagway / Yukon Adventure

By | June 8th, 2017|Brown Bear, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Introduction to Photo and Camera Tips for your Skagway/Yukon adventure Before setting off on your Southeast Alaskan / Yukon trip of a lifetime, you may be in a quandary as to which camera to bring with you. And ask yourself: “Do I really need to spend $5K on something with a 100-400mm lens, tripod and the [...]

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Breathtaking Scenery And Wildlife Along The Alaska Highway in Skagway, Alaska

By | December 5th, 2015|Brown Bear, Cruise Ships, Dog Sledding, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

There is so much to see and do along the Alaska Highway near Skagway Alaska. Completed in 1978, the Alaska Highway spur runs 110 miles from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Canada to Skagway, Alaska. Eye-popping scenery, wildlife, grand lakes and mountain views continue to enthrall guests as they did when poet Robert Service wrote about summer [...]

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Brown Bears And Summer Friends in Skagway, Alaska

By | December 5th, 2015|Brown Bear, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Missing those wonderful views! Its winter in Skagway Alaska and the beautiful views are buried under 50 feet of snow. It will be another 4 1/2 months before the roads clear, the snow melts and the brown bears come out of hibernation. They'll take their places back along the Alaska Highway and eye [...]

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