yukonoutdoorsclub.ca

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to be a member to come on trips?
A: No


Q: How do I become a member?
A: You can download a membership applicationhere. Rates are $10 for an individual membership, $15 for a family membership. Trip Leaders usually have membership applications.


Q: Do I have to pre-register for trips?
A: Yes. You can do that by contacting the trip leader prior to the trip. The phone numbers are listed on the calendar page.


Q: Do I need a vehicle to come on trips?
A: No. We carpool from Whitehorse to the trailhead. There is usually sufficient space available from participants who have vehicles. Gas costs are shared. Fair compensation is set by the driver.


Q: What are your trip ratings?
A: . Our trip ratings are easy, moderate and difficult. Definitions are below:

Easy – These trips are slower paced trips for people who haven’t tried this activity before or who enjoy the slower speed.  Easy, gentle terrain, Sunday stroll kind of event.  Participants should be in average physical condition.

Moderate –  These trips are for people who have done this sort of thing before, but are still trying to master the basic skills in this area. These trips usually go at a little faster/steeper/rougher pace than the easy trips. Be prepared for elevation gain and scrambling. Participants should be in reasonably good physical condition.

Difficult – These trips are for people with experience and endurance who are looking for a challenge.  Expect steep hills, rough off-trail terrain, scrambling, considerable physical exertion. Participants must be in good physical condition.