SOURDOUGH TRAIL with connection to MT. HINTON TRAIL
Starting in Keno City (Elevation 3,120 ft, N 63o 54' 36"; W 135o 18' 05"). The first 3.5 km can be driven by small vehicles, preferably 4x4. There are some rough sections. The HIKE ONLY TRAIL follows an old road through alpine area and branches off to the top of Sourdough Hill with a great view of surrounding mountains and Keno City. (Elevation 4,739 ft, Distance 14.5 km return).
Experienced hikers can continue following the old road as it winds through an alpine plateau to the base (approx. 4,500 ft) of Mt. Hinton. A trail leads to the top (6,900 ft) from where you have an awesome view in any direction. The north and east side of Mt. Hinton are cliff faces.
Distance from Keno City: approx. 40 km return. (Hikers must be prepared for all weather conditions on the upper part of this trail)
Keno City: Charming frontier town in Yukon, Canada. Boomtown in the 1920s silver mining heyday. Now a quiet hamlet of 25 people, home to an eclectic mix of artists, miners and old-timers. Lots of accessible trails in spectacular mountain setting. Several lakes with great fishing nearby. Lodging, food, bar, museum.
Keno Cabins, B&B Relax in a cozy, self-contained cabin with sauna, and experience the simple life in a small frontier community of 25. Explore the great backcountry on day trips. Hike, ski or snowshoe to historic mine sites, scenic valleys and alpine meadows. Also an ideal refuge for people with artistic interests, i.e. quiet and unhurried. A vacation for people who would like to experience the wilderness while still enjoying the comforts of civilization. Our guest cabins are fully equipped, we serve breakfast upon request
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