White Pass Train and Bike Tour

Combine two great excursions for an encompassing experience of the Skagway area!

Location: Skagway

Cost: $219.00

Duration: 4.5 hours

Riding: 15 miles of biking on a paved road, descending 3292′ in elevation! see Route Map

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Combine a trip on a historic railroad with a scenic, 15 mile bike ride!

Board the historic White Pass & Yukon Route narrow-gauge railroad for a scenic 90 minute trip through the coastal mountains to British Columbia, Canada. There you meet your guides and take a short van ride along the scenic Klondike Highway to the summit of the White Pass.

After a bicycle orientation and test ride, it is fifteen scenic miles downhill from the summit to the sea! As you coast along the paved Klondike Highway on this one and a half hour bike ride you make multiple stops for photos of the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, cascading waterfalls, awe-inspiring glaciers, majestic mountains, and other historic sites. We even stop at US Customs to check back into the US on bikes! 

Trip Highlights:

  • Combine two great excursions: a historic train trip up the White Pass and a bike ride down.
  • Enjoy an intimate touring environment with a 1:6 guide to guest ratio.
  • An encompassing experience of the Skagway River Valley and area of the historic White Pass Trail.

Restrictions and Notes: Passports are required. Participants must be at least 13 years old and 4’ 6” in height. Participants must be confident on a bicycle with hand brakes coasting downhill at speeds between 15 and 25 MPH (23 – 40 KPH). The ride is mostly downhill but does require some pedaling in sections. Helmets are required and provided, waivers are required to be signed.

The tour takes place on a road shared with vehicles, and operates in most weather conditions. Rain/wind jackets and pants, and warm gloves are provided if required. Sport shoes and layered clothing are recommended. A support van is available to store any unneeded gear, or to ride down in.