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Welcome North! ExploreNorth is the world's largest Web site that focusses on travel in, and the history of, Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. The site currently (January 2022 consists of over 24,000 files (approximately 4,300 pages) taking up 4.6 GB of space. As well, the companion ExploreNorth Blog which we started on April 25, 2006, has 1,468 posts with over 21,000 photos.

    The thousands of pages of information rely heavily on photography, both historic and current, to share our passion for this region.

    The site is constantly being worked on, and the community and highway guides that are an important part of the site for many of our readers are the sections currently being re-designed and re-written.

This Week's Features:

Writing a Chilliwack-area trail guide, 1988-1990
When I lived in BC (the first 40 years of my life), I spent an ever-increasing amount of time in the spectacular Chilliwack River and Skagit River valleys, and decided that a trail guide would be a useful addition to BC bookstore shelves.

Fluorescent bill may be seabird's neon sign
The crested auklet's beak - the color of a tangerine - is so bright a scientist thinks it may be fluorescent.

Rev. Robert McDonald
An excellent biography detailing his life, with a focus on his 40 years as a missionary in the northern Yukon.

Birth of a Giant
A well-illustrated 20-page brochure published in January 1970 describes the discovery and development of the Anvil Mine at Faro, Yukon.

A blog flashback: Roads - it's about the Journey, not the Destination
Originally posted on November 11, 2017 (31 photos).