- Part of the greatest constellation of wild mountain rivers in North America
- In the heart of the Peel watershed, a huge tract of unspoiled wilderness currently threatened by government plans for development
- A challenging whitewater river, accessible only by air
- Wildlife and wildflowers abound
- Flows through the traditional territories of the Tetlit Gwitchin and the Na-cho Ny’a’k Dun First Nations
The Snake-Wind River region in the Peel watershed is one of the largest pristine environments in the world outside of park-protected areas.