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Special Events in Quttinirpaaq National Park

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Special Events

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Experience the Top of the World!

Dream

See a stark land of mountains and glaciers. Stand 800 km south of the North Pole as muskoxen graze near Arctic wolves. Hear tales of ancient hunters, polar explorers, and military scientists. Hike at the top of the world.

Plan

  • Save the dates 3–17 July 2015
  • Set aside $8000, which will buy you:
    • A round-trip ticket for the charter flight from Resolute Bay to Tanquary Fiord
    • A half-day interpretive hike to Kettle Lake
    • Park Fees
    • A celebratory feast, prepared by Parks Canada staff
  • Email Dave at david.rodger@pc.gc.ca  He’ll walk you through your options from a fully-catered basecamp to guided and independent trekking

Go

  • Fly to Iqaluit
  • Connect to Resolute
  • Meet the outfitter who’ll fly with you on a Twin Otter deep into the beautiful backcountry of Quttinirpaaq National Park in Nunavut

Questions for us Parks Canada folks?

For more information, read the Visitor Information Package.

Parks Canada’s Nunavut Field Unit looks after 4 national parks (Quttinirpaaq, Auyuittuq, Sirmilik, and Ukkusiksalik) on behalf of all Canadians

Ad Astra Reflection of the Ad Astra ice cap in Tanquary Fiord
© Phil McComiskey / Parks Canada
Omega Lakes Hiking at Omega Lakes
© Parks Canada
Arctic Wolf Arctic Wolf
© Parks Canada

Past Events

Artifact Replication Workshops

Learn the art of making stone tools like the artifacts found at archaeological sites in Quttinirpaaq National Park.

Resolute

Mon. to Fri., 11–15 November 2013
South Camp Inn
Contact: Principal, Qarmartalik School
867-252-3888

Grise Fiord

Mon. to Fri., 18–22 November 2013
Umimmak School
Contact: Principal, Umimmak School
867-980-9921

The workshop is for five days.

Registration is limited to 10 people.
Open to everyone in the community.
Register by telephone or by emailing:
Patrick Carroll
Parks Canada, Iqaluit
867-975-4796
patrick.carroll@pc.gc.ca

artifact workshop Grade 7 and 8 students from Qarmartalik School learning to make stone tools
© Parks Canada
artifact workshop Grade 10 students from Qarmartalik School learning to make stone tools
© Parks Canada
artifact workshop Kindgergarten students from Qarmartalik School learning to make stone tools
© Parks Canada

artifact workshop Grade 3 and 4 students from Qarmartalik School learning to make stone tools
© Parks Canada