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Winter Adventure

We like winter, and we have plenty of cool ways to enjoy it. For starters, how about a dogsledding adventure? There’s nothing like the thrill of whooshing along behind a team of eager huskies, snow flying and harnesses jingling. Make it an hour’s jaunt or a weekend-long trek. You can even drive the team yourself, once a seasoned musher shows you how.

Winter camping, deep in the snow-scalloped forest, can be a high point of your Northern experience. Hunker down on fresh spruce boughs and inhale that mug of hot tea. Roast your toes by the fire and take a last, awestruck look at the winter sky before you drop off to sleep. Closer to town, strap on snowshoes or cross country skis and explore the beautiful trails that wind their way around our communities, through parks and across iced-over lakes.

Our Stories

Intriguing tales from Canada's Northwest Territories

Here's why our round-the-clock daylight is weird and wonderful. 

Talking to Swedish wildman who built a fishing paradise on Great Slave Lake.

It happens each winter. The tundra shudders. And then the horde of reindeer appears.

At the world's wildest ice-carving contest, astounding creatures come to life.

Lace up your skates for the North's great festival of hockey.

Yellowknife is the best place to see Aurora! On our world famous Aurora Hunting tour, we drive to different locations to look for the best places to see Aurora. Our guides will take free professional photographs of you, tell you about Aurora, the night sky and why...

Rent  warm clothing so you can enjoy your time outdoors - view the aurora and participate in winter activities in comfort. Our winter clothing rentals provide you with the best defense against the cold. We have you covered from head to toe!  We...

Experience one of our most extreme winter adventures! This winter adventure will test your inner strength and will definitely test your will to survive in the winter wilderness! Temperatures can get very dangerous, dropping down into the -40C’s! Man and machine vs...