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The Inuit town of Arviat, Nunavut, is an old Hudson Bay Company trading post that sits on the Hudson Bay coast just north of the Manitoba border. The town may be located near the geographic centre of the country, but...
Despite being Banff National Park’s tallest peak, and technically easy, Mount Forbes remains little known and rarely climbed. Its remote location, plus a two-day approach on a glaciated plateau, requires organization akin to a small expedition. And that’s where the...
The North Channel is a body of almost-land-locked water that sits at the top of Lake Huron, east of Sault Ste. Marie. Like nearby Georgian Bay, the channel boasts sheltered passages, hundreds of islands and inviting coves, but unlike its...
The quiet New Brunswick countryside stars in Atlantic Canada Cycling’s Saint John River Bicycle Tour. The 10-day, 712-kilometre trip follows the broad, historic river all the way through New Brunswick to the Bay of Fundy. Along the route, riders pedal...
As its name suggests, the Foothills Mountain Explorer trip takes road bikers through that classically Albertan landscape between the prairie and the peaks of the Rockies. The five-day ride begins at the mountain-rimmed Waterton Lakes National Park, and then heads...
With their colourful outports, icebergs, convoluted coastline and wildlife, it’s hard to understand how the Little Bay Islands on Newfoundland’s north coast have remained off sea kayakers’ GPS for so long. But this year the folks at Coastal Adventures will...
Ever wondered if the snowy peaks pictured on the Kokanee beer label are real? Well, they are, and here’s your chance to see them up close. Mountain Sense, a guiding company based in Nelson, B.C., plans to pioneer a traverse...
The Wonderstrands in southern Labrador may or may not be the coastline mentioned by Eric the Red 1,000 years ago. What is indisputable, though, is that the two long beaches, separated by a rocky point, together make up one of...
The entire length of the Coast Range—extending from North Vancouver to Alaska—is rugged and remote, but it’s a little less rugged and a little more remote in the southwest corner of the Yukon, which makes this area perfect for an...
Saskatchewan may be the Land of Living Skies, but it’s the province’s open roads that are the main attraction during the Great Annual Saskatchewan Pedal (GASP). GASP 2012 follows a rectangular 590-kilometre route southwest of Swift Current, avoiding, as usual...
Sporting new suspension bridges and tent pads, and with recently improved boardwalks and stairs, the Coastal Hiking Trail in Pukaskwa National Park is in better shape than ever. But this route along the Great Lakes’ longest undeveloped coastline remains tough...
Africa’s big five are the lion, elephant, cape buffalo, leopard and rhino. Manitoba’s big five are the moose, black bear, bison, beluga and polar bear, and you’re likely to see all of them on the Big Five Safari from Frontiers...
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