About "Exploration"

Follow Canada’s greatest explorers and adventurers as they travel to the remote corners of the country, deep beneath the Earth’s surface and across oceans, to the tops of mountains and into space.

Sarah Jackson, The Great Trail, day 428
Photo: Sarah Jackson
Sarah Jackson talks memories, experiences, and struggles on the trail
Len Vanderstar on Mount Nirvana June 2016
Photo courtesy CanaTrek
Milestone in Canadian climbing community reached yesterday at Barbeau Peak, Nunavut
George Kourounis RCGS flag Piro Peak North Korea
Photo courtesy George Kourounis
The host of Angry Planet and Fellow of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society reveals the natural beauty of one of the least-visited countries in the world
floe edge Mittimatalik Pond Inlet Nunavut Jill Heinerth
Photo: Jill Heinerth
"Arctic on the Edge" expedition will see the RCGS' Explorer-in-Residence document the life cycle of Arctic ice and gather Inuit testimony on climate change
Photo courtesy CanaTrek
Decade-long project to reach the highest point in every province and territory will conclude with Barbeau Peak on Ellesmere Island
Canada c3 ice breaker in toronto
Courtesy Canada C3
The Canada C3 expedition aims to connect Canadians through arts, science, culture and education during a five-month journey around the country
Amundsen Gjoa 1903 Northwest Passage Inuit
Courtesy Fram Museum
As the famed Norwegian explorer's North Pole diary is translated into English for the first time, a foremost Amundsen expert shares some highlights from the 1903-06 expedition
Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb
Photo: Ivan Petrov
Hobnails and Hemp Rope documents the Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb, a 2016 RCGS flag expedition paying homage to Austrian-Canadian mountaineer Conrad Kain
hiking boots, Keen, flowers, field
Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo
From marching for climate awareness in Washington, D.C to stomping through North Florida swampland, Heinerth tests these hiking boots as only an explorer can
Adam Shoalts north Arctic Circle exploration maps cartography
Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo
The renowned explorer embarks on an epic 4,000-kilometre solo trek
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