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Kite-skiing in Igloolik, Nunavut. Photo by Benjamin Aro
Bright days and steady winds make this month perfect for racing across the ice in Nunavut.
January 2016
The NWT's game of choice. Photo by David Ducoin
The busiest month of the year in the NWT: handgames, hockey and a castle built on ice.
January 2016
Whitehorse does winter. Photo courtesy Peter Mather/Government of Yukon
It's a cold month, but the days are getting brighter, and Whitehorse residents are ready to celebrate. Plus: a secret waterfall in the NWT.
January 2016
Camp at the Barrenlands. Photo by Kristen Gilbertson Olesen
The long dark month allows for spectacular trips by dogteam, and gives Dawson City time to get creative.
January 2016
Illustration by Beth Covvey
From Scottish jigs and cheeky games to fresh jokes and new mitts, here are a few fond memories of the holidays North of 60.
December 2015
Direct from the Up Here studio, we bring you a recipe for beauty taken from the best day-spa around - Canada's Northern landscape.
July 2015
Burger, classic poutine and East Coast-style poutine (French fries topped with Newfoundland dressing--turkey stuffing and gravy) from Iqaluit's Nanook Express food truck. Photo Peter Thuell
The foodie revolution has arrived in the Arctic. Food trucks are taking Northerners to wild, new culinary frontiers--even in places where the actual trucks have to be shipped up because there are no roads in or out.
July 2015
The abandoned outpost of Port Leopold, built sometime in the mid-1920s, on the northeastern tip of Somerset Island in the High Arctic, was used briefly to trade fox furs. Photo: Dennis Minty
Relics of the Hudson's Bay Company still stand across the North, though many buildings that were once havens are being retaken by the wilderness
July 2015
What do you do when you roll into Fort Simpson, NWT, at midnight? Check out their golf course, obviously.
July 2015
By Katie Weaver
June 2015