Chilkoot Ranges

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Porsild (2530+ m/8300+ ft)
CountriesCanada (89%), United States (11%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesYukon Territory (71%), British Columbia (18%), Alaska (12%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area17,188 sq km / 6,636 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent198 km / 123 mi North-South
173 km / 107 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long59° 59' N; 135° 48' W
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Map of Chilkoot Ranges
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Chilkoot Ranges.
Boundary RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Chilkoot RangesLevel 5
         Skagway RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Juneau IcefieldLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Brundage-Ogden AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Boundary RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Stikine-Ambition AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Unuk-Iskut DivideLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Boundary RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Chilkoot Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Porsild2530+8300+ 
2.Takhini Peak25148248 
3.Skagway High Point25118239 
4.Potlatch Peak24357989 
5.Mount Skukum2347+7700+ 
6.Peak 763923287639 
7.Mount Kelsall23107579 
8.Peak 72002195+7200+ 
9.Mount Arkell2195+7200+ 
10.Mount Foster21757136 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Chilkoot Ranges

Skagway High Point
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The 8239-foot unnamed peak that is the highest in the new Skagway Borough, Alaska (2008-06-17).
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Mount Kelsall
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Mount Kelsall as viewed northbound on the Haines Highway in British Columbia (2018-07-23). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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Nares Mountain
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Overall view of the first summit of Nares Mtn, from Carcross. The route goes up the right-hand ridge but one can also ascend via the other, left, ridge. - The true summit of Nares Mountain lies to the north, just outside the frame of this photo (2015-07-23). Photo by Jan Triska.
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