una-yurt-northern-lights-img_9145 One of the most unique forms of accommodation in the Yukon is a traditional Mongolian Yurt. A Yurt is a round, wood-framed structure with canvas stretched over the top, and is quickly becoming a popular alternative to cabin living in the north. Up North Adventures has three Yurts available for rent located on the shores of Fish Lake at Sky High Wilderness Ranches – just 25 to 30 minutes from downtown Whitehorse. There is no electricity, no running water, and limited cell service which helps with the appeal of immersing in the pristine northern wilderness. Fish Lake is at a higher elevation than Whitehorse and is quite often above the clouds. This makes it a perfect place for Aurora viewing and star-gazing. There are plenty of trails within walking distance that are great for hiking in the summer, and skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.

All Yurt rentals include firewood for wood stoves and fire pits, water for drinking and washing up, and clean, well-maintained outhouses. We will light the fire and turn on lights in each Yurt prior to guests arrival if needed.fireweed-yurt-outside

Both the Fireweed and Raven Yurt are ideal for overnight stays, and are equipped with propane lights, an oil fireplace, and a small kitchenette with everything needed to cook a meal.

There is no public transport available to Fish Lake. We advise either renting a car or arranging a shuttle with us in advance.

Fir Yurt

big-yurt-table-insideOur Fir Yurt is the largest of the three and is located in the main yard at the ranch. This 30 foot building is perfect for meetings, events, dinners, or Aurora viewing, and is available to rent for a half day, full day, or evening. The Yurt is heated by a wood stove and lit with propane lights which create a warm and cozy atmosphere. It is equipped with a propane fridge and stove, a full-size dining table, and comfortable couches and chairs around the fire.

We ask that guests bring their own plates and cutlery as the dishes in the Yurt are used for special events.

Rate: Please contact us for Fir Yurt pricing.

Fireweed Yurtfireweed-yurt-inside

Our Fireweed yurt is located in a clearing on a small rise, not far from a spectacular view of the valley. It is equipped with a beautiful log framed double bed and comfortably sleeps 2 people. You will have access to your own private fire pit during your stay.

Rate: $120.00 +GST per night
Check In Time: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

raven-yurt-insideRaven Yurt

Our Raven Yurt is nestled in the spruce trees located in the main area of the ranch, a short walk from the puppy pen. It is equipped with two single beds, and you will have access to a fire pit during your stay.

Rate: $120.00 +GST per night
Check In Time: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

*Note: Please let us know when you will be arriving ahead of time to ensure that the ranch manager or one of our employees will be there to show you to your Yurt.