Category Archives: 2013

Episode 97: Woodworker Claire Desmarais

Welcome to Episode 97; the November 2013 podcast of My Yukon Life podcast radio. This episode features special guest Claire Desmarais, woodworker extraordinaire and one of the founders of Paddlers Abreast, the Voyageur canoe team representing breast cancer survivors. This … Continue reading

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Episode 96, September 2013: Wild Wise & Musician Fawn Fritzen

The Yukon has a large bear population compared to most places down south. As towns increase in size, so do the number of interactions between humans and bears. In 2012, 17 bears were relocated, 16 bears had to be shot by … Continue reading

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Episode 95: Alan Fry, Yukon Survival Expert

Do you have what it takes to survive in the Yukon with only the bare essentials? Could you last the night in a tent when the temperature drops to minus 60? Well, meet a man who’s done all of the … Continue reading

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Episode 94: Takhini Hot Springs

On this episode of My Yukon Life podcast radio, guest host Patrick Brown takes us to the Takhini Hot Springs outside of Whitehorse to dip our toes in the hot springs and discover the fascinating history of this local landmark. … Continue reading

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Episode 93: Yukon Outfitter Chris Widrig

On this episode of My Yukon Life, we visit with longtime Yukon outfitter Chris Widrig. He shares with us his life growing up beside his legendary grandfather George Dalziel, and his nearly fatal experience of being attacked by a grizzly … Continue reading

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Episode 92: Bicycling the Dempster Highway

Welcome to Episode 92; the May 2013 podcast of My Yukon Life podcast radio. On this episode, we explore the remote and challenging Dempster Highway by bicycle. The Dempster Highway connects the Klondike Highway in the Yukon to the town of Inuvik in the Northwest Territories on the Mackenzie River delta. … Continue reading

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