Haines Warnings and Dangers

  • A fairly common sight in the Yukon
    A fairly common sight in the Yukon
    by Jefie
  • Yes you are!
    Yes you are!
    by Jefie
  • Devils Club
    Devils Club
    by Colewade

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    You are in bear country!

    by Jefie Updated Jul 1, 2013

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    A fairly common sight in the Yukon
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    Coming from eastern Canada where bears are not unheard of but definitely not as common as they are in the Yukon, it's a good thing that our friends were there to remind us of the very real possibility that we might encounter a bear during one of your hiking trips. Parks Canada has produced a very useful brochure that tells you first of all how to avoid such an encounter (making some noise while you walk and keeping food in selaed containers are the two most important tips), and then what to do should you happen to meet a bear. Although bear sightings are fairly common, bear attacks are not so as long as you take the necessary precautions, you should definitely not let this possibility prevent you from enjoying your time in the Yukon!

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    Devil's Club

    by Colewade Updated Oct 3, 2003

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    Devils Club

    Devil's Club is omnipresent in the coastal forest. It's large leaves, grow up to a foot in diameter. The stalks are fitted with poisoness sharp spines that fester and make a painful sore if they become embedded in your skin. Wear long pants for all coastal hiking.

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    • Eco-Tourism

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