Yukon (solitaire)

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Yukon is a type of solitaire game using 1 deck of playing cards (like Klondike), but there is not a deck or stock.

A Patience game
DeckSingle 52-card
See also Glossary of solitaire
This is a screenshot of the solitaire game Yukon layout.
The initial layout of the game of Yukon.
The legal move in Yukon: any face up card is available for play (as indicated by the darkened card) and is moved along with the cards on top of it.


  • There are 7 rows of Tableau stacks.
  • There are 4 Foundations that build up in suit.

See screenshots to the right


Yukon is a version of solitaire similar to standard Klondike solitaire, but with the following additions:

  • Groups of cards can be moved; the cards below the one to be moved do not need to be in any order, except that the starting and target cards must be built in sequence and in alternate color. For example, a group starting with a Red 3 can be moved on top a Black 4, and the cards below the Red 3 can differ.
  • There is no stock in Yukon. All cards are dealt at the beginning; however, some are face down.


  • Russian Solitaire is another solitaire card game which is very similar in layout and gameplay to Yukon. Its difference from Yukon is that building is by suit.


  • Expose the face down cards as soon as possible, so you can start moving cards around.
  • Moving the Aces to the Foundations as soon as possible is critical to gameplay.

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