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Jan/Feb 2018

We're ringing in the new year with our annual travel issue.

Learn everything you need to know before taking a trip to the North—from those who live here. From an insider's guide to pan-territorial travel, to an upclose look at the North's newest roadtrip—Dawson City, Yukon to Tuktoyaktuk, NWT—this is the authentic Northern travel guide.

Also in this issue, we land on a remote island in the Arctic Archipelago to learn how the story of the Franklin Expedition is being unravelled by Inuit historians and underwater archaeologists. And we get a first-hand account of paddling from Yellowknife to Baker Lake, Nunavut, and find out that misadventure isn't the only way to get a good story out of a trip.

Happy New Year, and happy reading!

In This Issue

FLIGHT-SEE: See the East Arm from the sky. Photo by Pat Kane

The Jewel Of Great Slave Lake

Three ways to get out to the East Arm

By Up Here
Feb 12
THE FISH PIC: Everyone comes home from the NWT with one. Photo by Paul Vecsei/NWTAT.

A Do-It-Yourself Shore Lunch

Don’t let being away from home keep you from a home-cooked meal in Yellowknife

By Up Here
Feb 09
Dip In: Kayakers converge in Fort Smith every August long weekend for Paddlefest. Photo by Darren Roberts/ NWTAT.

The South Slave Circuit

Take a drive through one of the only regions in the NWT where roadtrips are possible year-round

By Up Here
Feb 09
Photo by Hannah Eden/ Up Here.

A Taste Of The Country

Where to dine if you want to sample Nunavut cuisine

By Up Here
Feb 07
Photo courtesy of Traveling Light B&B

Rough It No More

Rest easy at one of Yukon’s top glamping sites

By Katharine Sandiford
Feb 05
Photo by Elaine Anselmi

Weight Loss Flight Plan

When you land on a makeshift runway, you need to travel light

By Elaine Anselmi
Jan 31
Illustration by Beth Covvey

What Do You Mean ‘No Delivery’?

Two pallets, four crazy carpets, a staple gun and an idea

By Becky Davis
Jan 29
Jessica Simon. Photo courtesy Mike Simon

She Never Quit

Remembering Whitehorse writer and volunteer Jessica Simon

By Erin Linn McMullan
Jan 26
Gaetan Dallaire. Photo by Corey Myers

The Last Meal

Frontier Fishing Lodge’s handyman chef says goodbye to his summer home

By Corey Myers
Jan 24
The bell of HMS Erebus. Photo courtesy Thierry Boyer/Parks Canada

Closing In On Franklin

How Inuit history and underwater archaeology are combining to piece together the Arctic’s most enduring mystery

By Elaine Anselmi
Jan 17