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What does Nahanni mean?

Nahanni is an evocative word. For many Canadians, whether you paddle or not, mentioning it summons images of the renowned Nailicho (Virginia Falls), of towering mountains, and a canyon kingdom. The word has become synonymous with adventure and wilderness. It is one of the finest representations of natural beauty in Canada.

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In Our Element

As we settle into our fall routine in the North full of gear maintenance and gathering firewood I often find my mind returning to some of the sublime moments of seasons past. Those points in time where my senses were fully engaged and a point in time became seared in my mind; these are moments both profound and ordinary in the wilds of the Nahanni watershed.

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A Guide’s Review of Nahanni: River of Forgiveness

Nahanni River of Forgiveness is a journey through a magnificent landscape. It’s a search for forgiveness and reconciliation for what has happened to the people and to the land. It’s about the spiritual power of nature to heal the soul and a tribute to the resilience and steadfastness of the Dene.

The team at Nahanni River Adventures was fortunate to be a part of its creation and Joel was happy to share this thoughts when he caught a sneak peak a few months ago!

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Cave Discovery on the Yukon’s Alsek River

While we have been exploring the Alsek river and learning its intricacies for decades, there is always something new to discover and 2020 was no different! There was rumour of a cave system in the lower river valley and that was enough to set us off on the search.

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Virginia Falls on the Nahanni River

Albert Faille: A Nahanni River Icon

The legends that surround the Nahanni River never feel more alive than when we are on the river. But for some of our guests the connection with the past is much more tangible! Dive in as guest, explorer and naturalist George W. Scotter shares his memories of connecting with Albert Faille during the original survey for the establishment of Nahanni National Park Reserve!

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