For those with the courage (and the financial means) to attempt it, a trip to the North Pole can be the adventure of a lifetime. But with shifting and thinning ice, could those days be over?
Photo courtesy Sarah McNair-Landry
Over water, ice, or trails so seldomly hiked they’re better described as routes, gain an appreciation for the subtle—and not-so-subtle—changes on the land when you experience the North’s sensational stretches of Trans Canada Trail.
Photo courtesy Dustin Patar
Cross-country skiing turns the long Northern winter into a season to look forward to.
Photo courtesy Yukon Government/F Mueller
On four decades of Northern fishing and (almost) completing my personal grand slam quest.
Photo by Ronne Hemming
From expanding local culinary options to incubating businesses and sparking social change, farmers' markets in the North do it all.
Photo courtesy Hannah Eden/Yellowknife Farmers' Market
Owning an airplane may seem like an expensive toy. But in the North, having your own plane is a way to beat the boredom, help out your neighbours, and connect with family—from the past and in the present.
Photo courtesy John Faulkner
A relaxing portage and paddle outside Yellowknife turns into an excruciating crawl.
Photo by Emily Blake
Every year, some of the world’s most intrepid explorers and curious minds head North with specialized scuba gear to plunge into the Arctic Ocean. What secrets do these underwater worlds hold that make the potentially dangerous diving experience so enticing?
Photo by Jill Heinerth
Across the North, passionate mountain bikers, cyclists and bikepackers are blazing and building new trails—and inspiring others to explore and enjoy wild places on two wheels.
Photo by Karl Medig