2013 will be the 20th Anniversary for Trek Over the This year, two runs will depart Tok, Alaska for Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada. This will be a great ride and awesome weekend. We have the potential for 200 participants per run.
- The first run departs Tok, February 28, 2013 and returns March 3.
- The second run departs Tok, March 7, 2013 and returns March 10.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER- FEBRUARY 22nd.
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Riders depart Tok, Alaska between 6-11 am and make the 200 mile Trek following the Taylor and Top of the World Highway. Trail is mostly groomed, but is dependent on weather. Riders should be prepared for the elements and dress appropriately.
Upon arrival in Dawson City each participant is personally greeted at the Visitors Information Centre on Front St. Here they receive their welcome package, warm up, and clear Canadian Customs- Have your passport ready! From here riders make their way to their hotels and get ready for the weekend ahead.
All the bars are open for your pleasure on Thursday and riders are all invited for their complimentary beverage at Diamond Tooth Gerties, Canada's Oldest Casino! Come on out and get your weekend started on the right foot.
Friday is the busiest and most festive day of the weekend. The day begins with a luncheon at Gerties with a delicious meal to begin your day. Festivities of the day include the Museum opening it's doors for a special interpretive presentation, the Curling Club teaching its sport to our neighbors to the West, and of course a Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament at Gerties. The evening gets started with the World Famous, Dawson City Fire Fighters BBQ Steak Dinner and continues with entertainment from our very own Snowshoe shufflers and unique northern entertainment. Don't forget, all the shops and bars are open, offering deals for Trekkers young and old.
Saturdays are Trekkers last full day in Dawson City, so make the most of it. The day begins at Gerties once again with a luncheon, followed up with our local snowmobile slub, the Dawson City Sled Dawg hosting Trekkers on a local Poker Run through historical sites of Dawson. The evening starts at Gerties with a banquet dinner and more entertainment from our Snowshoe Shufflers and unique northern entertainment. Get ready to come on stage, cause chances are you will win a prize tonight.
Sundays are the day to leave Dawson and make the return trip to Tok. Bundle up, make sure you don`t forget your prizes, and enjoy your ride back home.
We sincerely hope you enjoy your time in Dawson City. Our goal is for you to relax and enjoy our northern hospitality. An event such as this creates great cross-border relations and friendships that last forever. The community is always glad to have you and welcomes you with open arms. Enjoy yourselves and WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT TREK!
The Trek is a co-production between the Alaska Trailblazers, the Dawson City Sled Dawgs and the Klondike Visitors Association. To register for this year`s Trek or to get more information please check out the home page or visit www.dawsoncity.ca