Climbed Nares on Wednesday (11 May 2016) and enjoyed the rare Carcross wind free day. If you want a bit more of a challenge and have 2 cars, I'd recommend a full traverse of the mountain. Hiked Nares Mountain on Saturday April 15th. Hiked Nares on the solstice, it took us 2h 15min to get up and 1h 45min to get down. We hiked the left side only. We think hiking up the "South Ridge" and coming down the described trail makes a perfect hiking day on Nares Mountain! Reviewed August 17, 2015 . Physical geography. Date of experience: October 2019. If I was to do this hike again, Iâd go to the true summit and do the traverse as suggested by Darren below. It was still worth it despite getting stuck. Montée assez difficile mais en vaut la peine, grand terrain de jeux au sommet pour plusieurs point de vue de tout les côté. Turned out to be a stunning day for the hike (not too hot, some wind to cool us off). Finally hiked Nares! Didn't quite make it to the top but we could see that there is still snow up there. The river – which traditional name is Naataase Héen, “Running through water” in Tlingit, or Todezaané, “Wind blowing all the time” in Tagish language – is a spwaning area for lake trout and hosts various birds including eagles, swans, geese and ducks. Challenging uphill battle the whole time but the views are incredible. Meghan April 20, 2014 30 minutes into the hike, we came over a ridge to meet another black bear on the trail about 30m away. Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. Note that this route follows up the left ridge to the summit, and while not the true summit of Nares Mountain (which lies due north), this route is more accessible and the views are arguably more dramatic from this vantage above the lakes. Then back down the ridge on the main trail. Hiking Nare this weekend and wondering if there are creeks/streams on the way for dog water. There is a black bear and cub in the area. The ridge is not very wind scoured so there is still a significant amount of snow. Tatlow September 3, 2016 A few minutes into the hike, we saw a bear grazing up far away on the right ridge. It didn’t feel as steep as Caribou Mountain but it’s a longer grind along the ridge to the top. We hiked up by the right ridge, and came down by the left one, and it took 7h total (1h of rest at the top), so it might be a little more than 8 km if you don't come back by the same way you came up. Don't be fooled by the short distance and duration for this hike, the 1000 m of elevation gain can definitely kick you into shape. Nares River, from Nares Lake past Carcross to Bennett Lake Nares Mountain, in Yukon, named in 1883 by Lieutenant Schwatka of the US Army  Nares Inlet, Ontario kyliestravel May 28, 2017 DO NOT GO DOWN THE RIGHT SIDE LIKE I DID IT IS A VERY BAD DECISION JUST GO DOWN THE WAY YOU CAME UP!!! We would recommend having poles, bear spray and making lots of noise. This is not the true Nares Mountain summit but the views are great and lots of area to explore. Best View of Nares: Montana Mountain. The South Klondike Highway crosses the Nares River at Carcross. Spotted two sheep from the summit, 4 hr rnd trip (moving time), doesn't include nap). Steep all the way up!! Shailyn June 3, 2018 It is a shorter route down (or up) and a bit more narrow and rocky at times than the other side of the ridge. Has anyone been up here lately? We saw our first crocuses of the season! Quite windy and cold at the summit area. Beautiful fall hike with stunning colours and views. Nares Mountain is the tall peak across Nares Lake. Great trail! After two years of construction, the Nares River (Naataase Héen) Bridge replacement is now complete. We recommend really taking a look out on the plateau with binoculars as you never know what you will find. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Nares Mountain was destined to be the last Yukon peak Lupe would climb on this Dingo Vacation, but one more fabulous peak remained. Basically take the regular route, and when you're cool with it, just cut left and hit the peaks. Please avoid this area between April 1 … The route we took up involved quite a lot of (easy) bushwhacking through groves of trees and one tricky scramble to get around a big snow patch, but still lots of great views and open areas. (F r a se ( Cn d u tom ) W h i t e s P a s s L & Y u k o n R o u t e Skelly Lk A t l i n be found. There is an alternative route to the top following the RIGHT RIDGE up to the summit. We left our snowshoes in the car, and were happy we did, as most of the ridge was snow free and the top only had a few inches in most places. Total Distance: 8 km After two years of construction, the Nares River (Naataase Héen) Bridge replacement is now complete. Will do this one again this summer for sure!! Fish Lake Trail. The view from the summit looking east towards Tagish Lake. Good trail up to treeline in dusting of snow with snow increasing to up to 40cm in pockets at different spots once on the ridge. Broadcasting & Media Production Company Pages Businesses Travel & Transportation Travel Company Yukon Wild Videos 360 Views on top of Nares Mountain Nares River, Carcross: See reviews, articles, and photos of Nares River, ranked No.12 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Carcross. In the top half of the hike there were increasing patches of snow until near the top where there was continuous snow cover for the last few hundred meters. Did this hike yesterday. According to Yukon Tourism, the First Nation’s presence in Yukon dates back 30,000 – 50,000 years. Hiked up for a beautiful view from the top and over the back looking towards Bove Island. 5250 x 3495px Note you're aiming for the left ridge, and you may see a path that leads to the right ridge, but don't follow that path unless you are planning on doing a larger loop route (not described here). 2 Old Boots August 5, 2019 Don't be fooled by the short distance and duration for this hike, the 1000 m of elevation gain can definitely kick you into shape. Nares Mountain. This hike is a good leg burner, my hiking poles were a big help for my knees on the way down. Please don't let a situation arise where your safety is at risk, but also the safety of the bears. There's also another point to check out to the southeast with great views of Tagish Lake, Bove Island, and Lime Mountain (with it's distinctive light-grey dolostone and limestone rock face). Don't be fooled by the short distance and duration for this hike, the 1000 m of elevation gain can definitely kick you into shape. Trail easy to follow. Skye January 2, 2016 Was fine going up but we lost the trail for a bit in the trees on the way back down. Randonnée à Nares Mountain avec panorama sur Carcross – Canada Le territoire du Yukon, situé au Nord-Ouest du Canada, est une zone de montagnes escarpées et de hauts plateaux. Last summer I took the right ridge up and really liked it, I feel you get a better view all the way up, steep but fast. Came across a bear very close encounter. What's really awesome about the hike though, is that you're rewarded with great views looking back to Carcross after just a few hundred metres. By the time we got back down it had taken us around 4.5 hours...and we were pretty tired, but I have to admit it was well worth it. Nice view of Crag Lake at the top. Follow this road for 2 km to the very end where it ends at a private driveway. Brute, nares mountain yukon and Caribou, but also the safety of the Carcross village, Nares Mountain this weekend 19. 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