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mosquitos attacks

Toronto
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mosquitos attacks

Hello,

yes,I've some experience with those little nasty creatures called mosquitos.I've eliminated many of them during camping trips to Northern Ontario but I wonder how bad these insects can be in Yukon in August.We will be travelling the usual way from Whitehorse up to Dawson,little bit up Dempster Hwy. and then onto Anchorage.Do you belevie a gazeebo will get any use when camping or would I look like some kind of a city sissy?

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1. Re: mosquitos attacks

I have never seen as many mosquitos as I did along the Dempster Hwy - and I'm from Saskatchewan! We were there in July. August might be better, particularly late August when nights are cold enough to kill them off. If you have room for the gazebo, take it. We stayed at a campground along the Dempster where there was a screened-in cooking shelter. We would have been miserable without it. There were so many mosquitos that when we woke up in the morning, the tent's screen door was covered in them. Most people with RV's skip the sheltered campgrounds and park overnight in a windy roadside rest stop or gravel pit. Mosquitos weren't bad in either Whitehorse or Dawson City.

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2. Re: mosquitos attacks

I don't remember any problem with mosquitoes when we visited the Yukon in late August-early September.

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