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Illustration by Beth Covvey

The Helen Back Trail

How a hiking route gets its name

November 2016 Tim Edwards
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Learn From My Mistakes

The North is no country for thin leggings

November 2016 Elaine Anselmi

The Most Dangerous Game

From reality television shows to bushcraft schools and bestselling books: Why are we so obsessed...

October 2016 Eva Holland
Atlin, B.C. Photo by Jerrye & Roy Klotz/Wikimedia Commons

The new boom

Atlin's brief reign as Yukon's music mecca

September 2016 Herb Mathisen
Sergey Ananov's chopper crashed. And then his real troubles began. Photo courtesy of FAI - World Air Sports.

Charging Polar Bears

From cruising in the air to choosing when to use your flare

August 2016 Katie Weaver
Photo courtesy Peter Deitrich

Arctic Adventure Sweepstakes Are Back!

Your chance to win a week of late summer aurora viewing in Canada's Northwest Territories.

June 2016 Hannah Eden
Kæstur hákarl, fermented Greenland shark. Photo by Tina Lee

We Dare You To Try These

Five shocking, belly-filling polar treats you need to taste... someday.

May 2016 Samia Madwar
Shred the sweet Swedish powder. Henrik Trygg/imagebank.sweden.se

Arctic Adventure For The Worldy

Though the polar nations have much in common, each have their unique outdoors attractions. Here are...

May 2016 Tim Edwards
 Sweet sweet aqpiqs. Photo by Per Arne Slotte (https://www.flickr.com/photos/paslotte/5503226907/) CC by-sa 2.0

The Sweetest Pick

Silent mutiny, one berry at a time

May 2016 Samia Madwar