White Pass


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White Pass

A pass, about 880 m (2,890 ft) high, in the Coast Mountains between southeast Alaska and northwest British Columbia, Canada, north of Skagway.

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n.
a mountain pass in SE Alaska, near Skagway. 2888 ft. (880 m) high.
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And on the last night of the second week they topped White Pass and dropped down the sea slope with the lights of Skaguay and of the shipping at their feet.
In Skagway we board the White Pass Railway, one of the world's great train journeys, winding its way from the coast up along the Gold Rush trail into Canada's Yukon.
The Pacific Crest Trail is closed between White Pass and Snoqualmie Pass.
99, Lidl): With a Decanter 90 points score, don't let this distinctive white pass you by.
Tyler Rose is the spokesman for White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad.
Mainly, I think, of the young hikers down from us in a White Pass motel, judging by the amount of Friday-night beer they were stocking up on.
It's particularly notable that William's party elected to travel the lesser-used White Pass Trail and Tutshi Trail; William's writings reflect valuable insight into surviving this route during the turn of the century.
The White Pass narrow-gauge railway should not be missed - a three-hour journey climbing through mountains over old wooden bridges passing waterfalls and rivers before crossing into Canada.
A graduate of the University of New Hampshire who went on to serve in the 10th Mountain Division, run the ski patrol at Sun Valley and manage the White Pass ski area in Washington -- among many other achievements in the ski business -- Bennett explained to me in a brief interview what it meant to be on the UNH ski team in the 1930s.
If the cutoff is lowered to the point where the white pass rate is 95 percent, assuming normal (bell-shaped) test score distributions, the minority pass rate would be about 87 percent.
Even before bag tumbled down the carousel in the pint- sized airport, Kemshead of Yukon Territory Tourism Board rattled off the gold- digging trail details: a rail on White Pass & Yukon Route WP& YR), often rated as one of world's most scenic rail journeys; a stop at Bennett, once the world's largest tented city; a road to Dawson City, which had street lights before New York did; evening at Diamond Tooth Gerties, Canada's oldest casino, where women still do the cancan.
New Crystal Adventures will include Sitka Sound Science Center Volunteering; Champagne and Glaciers by Helicopter tour; and White Pass Scenic Railway and Bike Ride.