About "RCGS"

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration, and one of the largest non-profit educational organizations in the nation.

dignitaries unveil new wayfinding signage for the great trail at 50 Sussex
Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Some 22,000 kilometres of cross-Canada trail is now complete, with more to come by end of 2017 
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
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, RCGS, 50 Sussex Dr., Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Inuit, First Nations, Métis
Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Ambitious multi-platform, Indigenous-led project will be a tool for education and reconciliation 
Canada Embassy of Norway Royal Canadian Geographical Society Roald Amundsen
Photos: Nick Walker/Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic
The Embassy of Norway has gifted Canada with the first English translation of Roald Amundsen’s Northwest Passage diaries, reaffirming a shared polar past and future 
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
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
Adam Shoalts, exploration
Photo courtesy of Adam Shoalts
Five-month trek will take him across the Arctic Circle from Old Crow, Yukon to Baker Lake, Nunavut
Natalia Martinez, an RCGS expedition grant recipient, is currently awaiting rescue from Canada's highest mountain
Photo: Tom Sandler
The astronaut, neurologist and landscape photographer now has another title to add to her impressive resume
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