We are big fans of the National Parks and enjoyed their amazing trail systems from Yosemite to the Everglades, from Olympics to Mesa Verde. The US National Parks is celebrating America’s largest celebration of national heritage during their National Park Week from April 16 to 24, 2016. As part of the celebration, we put together the list of our top preferred US National Parks.
White road. White horizon. White sky. A drive on the ice road of the frozen Mackenzie River from Inuvik to Tuk in Arctic Canada. Our week in Inuvik primarily focused on mushing our own dog sled team but part of… Continue Reading →
Thank you El Niño for finally sending good snow to the Sierra Nevada! The mountains are finally wearing their white mantel and the fresh powder is heaven for cool snowboarding! We headed to Diamond Peak on that Saturday morning, excited… Continue Reading →
Many destinations and outfitters provide winter adventures, snow tours and activities, and it took me a good amount of research before we chose Arctic Chalet in Inuvik, Northwestern Territories, Canada. We were looking for a winter destination that would offer dog… Continue Reading →
When we read about a reindeer migration in Arctic Canada, we knew we had to go to Inuvik. And we would follow them with the snowmobiles. The beginning of another Arctic adventure! How the Reindeers Came to Inuvik Back in… Continue Reading →
Very few natural events are as famous as the Northern Lights. Beautiful, elusive, mindblowing. Many travel the world for a chance to admire them, as we did. One of the reasons we chose Inuvik as the hub for our Arctic… Continue Reading →
Dog sledding and winter camping in the Arctic Circle? Count us in! Part of our weeklong Arctic experience with Arctic Chalet was to spend the night in a camp at Jimmy Lake located 50 km (31 miles) north of Inuvik…. Continue Reading →
Outdoors. Snow. Dogs. Speed. What’s not to like? After researching several Northern countries for the perfect winter adventure, we picked Inuvik as our next travel destination. A small town located in Canada’s Northwestern Territories, this never-heard-before city seemed to offer… Continue Reading →