Maybe by missing one of its biggest attractions, you can learn to appreciate the North’s smaller wonders.
ILLUSTRATION BY BETH COVVEY
The Yukon’s Carcross Desert may not be an actual desert, but it is an area that thrives on a careful balance.
Stanley Aryanto From The Wicked Hunt Photography
Climbers face a perilous journey even before their ascent on northern mountains. That challenge is also what keeps these adventurers reaching for the top.
Photo Courtesy Bronwyn Hodgins
In Whitehorse, Santa Claus trades his sleigh for a garbage truck to bring the town holiday cheer.
PHOTO COURTESY OF WAYNE HENDERSON
Aurora Heat founder Brenda Dragon built a continent-wide customer network with a savvy approach to social media. But the heart of her success is authenticity.
Photo courtesy by Aurora Heat
A surprising theatrical moment sparks some considerations on connection and place.
Illustration by Beth Covey
These Yukon hot springs give a whole new meaning to frosted tips.
Photo Courtesy By Takhini Hot Pools
Send your loved ones some uniquely northern cheer with Up Here’s 2020 gift guide.
Photo courtesy of Spectacular NWT
As Nunavik approaches its first Christmas without the Kuujjuaq Candy Drop, we look back on the northern tradition of air-delivered holiday gifts.
PHOTOS BY LE MESSAGER DU NORD