White Pass


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White Pass,

2,888 ft (880 m) high, in the Coast Mts., on the Alaska–British Columbia border, NE of Skagway. A hazardous trail through the pass was made (1897) by prospectors going to the Klondike, as an alternate route to the Chilkoot Pass. Between 1898 and 1900 the White Pass and Yukon Railway was built from Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon, to provide transportation from the Pacific tidewater to the Yukon valley. The railway suspended service in 1982.
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Holland America Princess Alaska Tours has also executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to make Survey Point Holdings, Inc, an Alaskan company based in Ketchikan, the managing partner of the port, White Pass Scenic Railway and the associated retail operations acquired from TWC.
This MOU will create a joint venture making Survey Point the managing partner of the port, White Pass Scenic Railway and the associated retail operations that Carnival Corp.
Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE:CCL) (LSE:CCL) (NYSE:CUK) disclosed on Thursday through its subsidiary Holland America Princess Alaska Tours that it signed a purchase and sale agreement for TWC Enterprises Limited's White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) division, which includes White Pass' port, rail-road and retail operations in Skagway, Alaska.
Climbing routes range from easy to very challenging, so experience is not necessary for this adventure, and every climb culminates with views of The Skagway River, The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway, and surrounding wilderness The company states, 'Our double cable system has a hands-free, guide-controlled braking system which allows you to focus on having fun As you zip from platform to platform, fellow participants cheer you on* skagwayexcursion com
A detour for SR 410 traffic over Chinook Pass is available via SR 123 and US 12 over White Pass. Backcountry closures include all of the park trails and cross country zones on the east side of the park including the area from Frozen Lake to Panhandle Gap, and all of the trails with trailheads along SR 410 and SR 123 north of the Stevens Canyon Entrance.
| Cascina Valentino Roero Arneis 2015, Piedmont, Italy (PS8.99, Lidl): With a Decanter 90 points score, don't let this distinctive white pass you by.
Mainly, I think, of the young hikers down from us in a White Pass motel, judging by the amount of Friday-night beer they were stocking up on.
It's particularly notable that William's party elected to travel the lesser-used White Pass Trail and Tutshi Trail; William's writings reflect valuable insight into surviving this route during the turn of the century.
The White Pass narrow-gauge railway should not be missed - a three-hour journey climbing through mountains over old wooden bridges passing waterfalls and rivers before crossing into Canada.
A graduate of the University of New Hampshire who went on to serve in the 10th Mountain Division, run the ski patrol at Sun Valley and manage the White Pass ski area in Washington -- among many other achievements in the ski business -- Bennett explained to me in a brief interview what it meant to be on the UNH ski team in the 1930s.
At this cutoff, the white pass rate is 1.27 times the minority pass rate.