FEB 7-9, 2020

Welcome to the 4th Annual Haines Junction Mountain Festival!

HIGHLIGHTS (stay tuned for updates)

Fri Feb 7th: – St. Elias Convention Centre

  • Doors open at 5pm.  Dinner (for sale) by Grace’s Cucina at 5pm
  • Live music by Dena Zagi (2019 Indigenous Music Award Nominees)
  • ‘Men of Steele’ video of the 1995 climb of Mt Steele celebrating the 100th anniversary of the RCMP in the Yukon
  • ‘Ice Patches and Finds’ presentation by Christian Thomas and Kyra Chambers
  • ‘Cycling the World’ presentation by Pasche family
  • assorted Mountain Films

Sat Feb 8th: – Da Ku Cultural Centre, Haines Junction

  • Antler Carving Workshop by Dennis Shorty.  9am-12pm.  Register with CAFN, 867-634-3300.  $40, only 8 spots available.
  • Alpine Club of Canada (Yukon Section) ice climbing trip in Kluane area.  Contact ACC for details and membership.
  • Festival Doors Open at 2:30pmBooths and bannock for sale by Teresa Ward.
  • Event Welcome with Dakwakada Dancers at 3pm
  • ‘Importance of Mountains to First Nations’ presentation by John Fingland
  • Canadian Mountain Network introduction
  • Mountain Films
  • ‘Invasive Species’ presentation by Alsek RRC
  • Community Dinner at 5pm.  FREE (by donation).  
  • Wildland Fire Presentations by Ed Struzik and Mike Fancie (YG)
  • Kohklux Map Presentation by Daniel Ashley
  • ‘Tlatsini’ video Haines Junction premiere by Mike Rudyk and Wayne Carlick (read film details here).

Sun Feb 9th: – Pine Lake Picnic Area, Haines Junction

For more information or to volunteer, please email us at yukonmountainfest [at] gmail [dot] com