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Photo courtesy Mike Peake/Canoe North Adventures

Wilderness Checklist: 16 Essentials

On a multi-day canoe adventure, you want to keep your loads light. But make sure you have what...

April 2016 Up Here
Virginia Falls, in Nahanni National Park. Photo courtesy George Fischer/NWTT

Virginia Is For (Waterfall) Lovers

How the NWT's biggest waterfall compares to Niagara

April 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Geoff Foster

From The Barrenlands Back Home

Wind and wildlife on the NWT's Emile River

April 2016 Tim Edwards
Photo courtesy Gerold Sigl/NWT

Beginner's Guide To Paddling

It's not all raging rapids and remote rivers up here

April 2016 Up Here
The MV Lafferty, captained by Graham Cox, battles the Liard River current in the Deh Cho. Photo: Herb Mathisen/Up Here, Photo illustration: Beth Covvey

Liard River Crabbing

Small-talk from the captain's nest of the Fort Simpson ferry

April 2016 Herb Mathisen
The Takhini Hot Springs. Photo by Takhini Hot Pools

Mind, Body, Spirit

How to find peace in the great outdoors

March 2016 Tim Edwards
What a seven-canoes-turned-sailboat looks like. Photo courtesy Toban Leckie

How To Sail A Canoe

Why paddle when you can sail? Great Bear Lake can be a slog, but every once in a while the wind is...

February 2016 Daniel Campbell
Ivvavik National Park. Not Ellesmere Island, but the same concepts apply. Photo by Tim Johnson

How To Build An Airstrip On The Tundra

With your bare hands

February 2016 Samia Madwar
Step one: 4x4. Photo courtesy Karel Pekelsky

How To Drive Across A Frozen Lake...

...without an ice road

February 2016 Tim Edwards
Photo by Gabriel Rivest

The Insider's Guide to the North - November

Sometimes, when the conditions are just right, Mother Nature provides the best ice surface in the...

January 2016 Herb Mathisen