The team here at Yukon Charlie’s is proud to announce that we have been acquired by Kwik Tek Inc. to combine forces for a year round outdoor recreational product assortment. Kwik Tek is a leading manufacturer of the Airhead and Sportstuff watersports and winter products. The combination of the two companies will strengthen our overall presence in… Read More»
Many thanks to the folks at SNEWS for including our Advanced Series snowshoes in the “Day Zero” issue of the OR Show Daily! Click on the image below to open it in an enlargable lightbox (look for the enlarge button on top right).
We’re excited to report from The Pocasset Massachusetts Branch of Santa’s Workshop (aka, the Yukon Charlie’s warehouse) that things are in full swing here. The elves are busy stacking, packing, shipping…you name it! And it seems that Santa has sent us our bonus for all of our hard work…the first snowfall of the season! Our winter… Read More»
Our very own Bill Lapierre talks about the latest in snowshoes & poles from Yukon Charlie’s. If you are new to the sport of snowshoeing, this video will give you quick pointers, and information on some of our newest products, as well as important safety tips for heading out on the trail this Winter.
This past Winter, we happened upon some dudes who had been so inspired by the idea of Yukon Charlie that they decided to write a song about him! The Four Legged Faithful are a band made up of 4 ordinary men who all thrive on playing music together. Their aim is not to play traditional… Read More»
We were proud to be a part, for the second year in a row, of the 2012 Canadian Cup for the Conservation Alliance this past January. Sponsored by Arc’teryx, Baffin and Canada Goose, The Canadian Cup for The Conservation Alliance brought 16 teams head to head at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City,… Read More»
We were tickled at having just received our team photo from this year’s Canadian Cup held at last month’s Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. We couldn’t resist sharing it here on the blog. The Canadian Cup for the Conservation Alliance was a 14-team street hockey tourney with teams from Arc’teryx, Baffin, Camelbak, Canada Goose, Eddie Bauer,… Read More»
In an admittedly challenging year for finding good snow, we were pleased to get some really great feedback from the folks at Gumption Gear, who managed to find some of the white stuff & spent some quality time on our new Icon Alpha snowshoes for Men & Women. The result was an in depth review of… Read More»
We are pleased to announce, recently, our official 2012 Yukon Charlie’s Lookalike: Gabe Perkins! A resident of Bethel Maine, Gabe was officially voted “best lookalike” by Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2012 attendees via blind ballot, and is the happy recipient of $500 in Yukon Charlie’s gear. We’re proud to hear that, not only is he… Read More»
This week’s Dealer of the Week is Next Adventure in Portland, Oregon. This alternative outdoor store has been gearing folks up since 1997. Whether you are a kayaker, climber, snowboarder, hiker, camper, skier, cyclist, mountaineer, or just someone who loves the outdoors, they can help you with your next adventure! The team at Next Adventure… Read More»