|On January 1 weather permitting, Haines
Junction brings in the new year with the Annual New Year's Day
Snowmachine Poker Run. The three to four hour return trip goes to
Bear Creek Summit and back. |
In March, Haines Junction hosts the
Silver Dog Sled Race which consists of a two-day, 100 mile (161 km)
race to Silver City and back, two 15 mile (24 km) sprint races, one
day of skijoring, and a one-dog weight-pull contest.
In June, the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay wheels its
way from Haines Junction to Haines, Alaska. Eight-person,
four-person, two-person and solo teams participate the 148 mile
(238.28 km) event with eight stages.