Event Dates: August 15-20, 2019
Total Cost: 1995.00 CDN
Imagine hiking the coast of western Hudson Bay, an ancient and rugged landscape where boreal forest meets arctic tundra, a land transformed by ice, wind and water. Daily hikes will lead you through a wide variety of habitats including: tundra, boreal forest, inter-tidal zone, fen, beach dune, and coastal pond. Walk from Sloop’s Cove to Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site, tracing the footsteps of early European fur traders and the native people who facilitated their vast empire. Keep a sharp eye out for polar bears – we’ve seen them before! A visit to the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre and the world-famous Itsanitaq Museum, an afternoon of kayaking with Belugas, and evening presentations on topics in northern ecology completes your subarctic adventure. This is our most active program so expect to spend between 4-5 hours per day hiking over relatively flat, but uneven terrain.