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Camp at the Barrenlands. Photo by Kristen Gilbertson Olesen

The Insider's Guide to the North - January

The long dark month allows for spectacular trips by dogteam, and gives Dawson City time to get...

January 2016 Up Here
Downtown Cambridge Bay at the end of December. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here

Fireworks in a Blizzard

New Year's Eve in Cambridge Bay

December 2015 Herb Mathisen

A Leaning Tower of Meat

Fort Providence's Big River Diner makes one big burger

October 2015 Herb Mathisen

Stuck in the Middle

On the slow train from Churchill

September 2015 Peter Worden
The historic MacPherson House, built in 1936 and located above the flats. Photo Daniel Campbell

Where the Big Rivers Meet

It's the jumping off point to the Nahanni--but what can you actually do in town?

August 2015 Daniel Campbell
The Cirque of the Unclimbables, in Nahanni National Park, NWT. Photo Gary Bremner

From the West into the Wilderness

Europeans arrived in North America looking for wealth and the Pole. Explorers defied death for...

August 2015 Tim Edwards
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

Food Trucks North of 60

The foodie revolution has arrived in the Arctic. Food trucks are taking Northerners to wild, new...

July 2015 Up Here
ATVs are a common form of transportation here. Photo: Paul Aningat

Arviat On the Up and Up

It's got tourism, population, a great reputation--it just needs more jobs

July 2015 Peter Worden
Ulukhaktok boasts the world's northernmost golf course. Photo courtesy Peggy Jay-IRC

The Northern golf tour

Desert courses, tundra greens and raven hazards—if you thought you couldn't putt North of 60,...

July 2015 Daniel Campbell, Katie Weaver

Video: Midnight golfing

What do you do when you roll into Fort Simpson, NWT, at midnight? Check out their golf course,...

July 2015 Up Here