Winter in the capital of the Northwest Territories can be chilly, but it's never boring. In fact, when the landscape freezes over, all sorts of opportunities open up. Dogsled racers harness their huskies and go for a spin. Ice-fishers pluck whitefish and pike from Great Slave Lake. Snowmobilers explore the dramatic landscape of the North Arm. And all night long, the Aurora rages overhead, setting the sky on fire.

For more hot tips on what to do in the cool Northwest Territories, check out our winter adventures.

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