Northern myths: "There's nothing to do in the winter"

Northern myths: "There's nothing to do in the winter"

Northern myths: "There's nothing to do in the winter"

Don't fear the dark, the snow, the cold. In the Northwest Territories, life is even better during chilly weather, when the Nothern Lights ignite and the lakes and rivers freeze over, opening up the landscape to snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice-fishing, kite-skiing and more.

For more on cold-weather fun in the Northwest Territories, explore our winter adventures

 

 

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