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The Chilkoot Trail is a 33 mile long recreational trail. Each summer over 10,000 people hike some or all of it. The majority of visitors day hike on the trail for just a few hours. Others spend an average of 3-5 days backpacking the entire trail. Each year a few hearty people run the trail in one stretch. Ready to tackle the Chilkoot? This guide will get you started.
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This short video brings to light the common risks and challenges that hikers may encounter on the trail. If you are interested in hiking the Chilkoot Trail check out this video to see if you are up to the challenge. Happy Trails.
Step-by-step planning guide
Permits are needed:
Reservations can be made now for summer 2019 and starting in November 2019 for summer 2020. Learn how to get a permit.
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Last updated: August 6, 2019