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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
Bison on NWT Highway 3. Photo by Daniel Campbell
A long drive on a short day
January 2016
Downtown Cambridge Bay at the end of December. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here
New Year's Eve in Cambridge Bay
December 2015
Fort Providence's Big River Diner makes one big burger
October 2015
On the slow train from Churchill
September 2015
The historic MacPherson House, built in 1936 and located above the flats. Photo Daniel Campbell
It's the jumping off point to the Nahanni--but what can you actually do in town?
August 2015
The Cirque of the Unclimbables, in Nahanni National Park, NWT. Photo Gary Bremner
Europeans arrived in North America looking for wealth and the Pole. Explorers defied death for glory. But what drives today’s adventurers?
August 2015
Three summers ago, a hiker vanished on the Yukon's Donjek Route. When authorities found his remains, Northerners kept searching for a deeper truth.
November 2014
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