Trail Clearing: Tibbitt Lake to Reid Lake

On June 6 & 7, 2020, the Arctic Tern team, along with a friend, Adam Pucek, traveled this route and spent the weekend clearing the portage trails. The trails were in horrible shape due to a fire a few years back. Many dead trees near the trails had fallen in tangled cobwebs, making many parts […]

Out mapping more routes

We are out canoeing and mapping more routes all summer and there may be a delay in shipping maps that are ordered online.  A better option for the moment would be to go to one of our local vendors or to stop by the Fireweed Farms booth at the Yellowknife farmer’s market Tuesday evenings for […]

First batch of maps are in

We received the first batch of Yellowknife and area canoe route map guides, and if we do say so ourselves, they look great! The official launch party will be at the Yellowknife Farmer’s market on June 15th from 5:15 until 7:30pm.  If you can’t make it, buy them in stores or online.

Maps are off to print

Our first 6 waterproof maps have been sent off to print and we are excited to have them available for you mid-June.  Look for them in the local Yellowknife stores or buy them online.  We will be having an official launch so stay tuned! Yellowknife and area canoe routes to be released June 2015: Tibbitt […]

Welcome to Arctic Tern! 

Welcome to Arctic Tern, home of the locally designed NWT canoe and hiking route guides.  We’re avid outdoors folk that saw the need for good route descriptions and easy to follow maps for our home base, the NWT.  The bookstores in the Yukon have shelves of resources, and quite frankly, we’ve fallen a bit behind […]