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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.

Campgrounds & Rest Areas in the Yukon
We have the most detailed guide to Yukon campgrounds, rest areas, and RV boondocking spots available.

George A. Brackett's Wagon Road at Skaguay, Alaska
A lengthy article from The Minneapolis Times of Monday Morning, January 3, 1898, is the first substantial article about the Brackett Road.

The Lack of Old Homes in America
An article by Charles Eliot Norton, published in Scribner's Magazine, May 1889.

A blog flashback: A magical morning - Northern Lights & swans
Originally posted on April 12, 2012 (14 photos).