In the Northwest Territories, "social climbing" doesn't mean what you think it means. "Clawing your way to the top" isn't even slightly competitive. And "skyscrapers" are made of stone, not steel.
Up here there are scores of stunning summits that beckon adventuresome treckers; traipsing to the top of them will give you a whole new perspective on life. From technical alpine ascents in the Mackenzie Mountains to lofty observation towers in the Mackenzie Delta, here are 13 Northern highpoints that will put you on top of the world: