HISTORY COMES TO LIFE – 5 DAY PACKAGE

Go back in time and follow the historic trail of Ernest Thompson Seton.  It’s an amazing journey you’ll remember forever. Ernest Thompson Seton and Edward Preble made a canoe trip from Athabasca Landing to Aylmer Lake in 1907, and Seton published a popular account of the trip, The Arctic Prairies, in 1911. Our tour visits the document areas that they visited, including photographing wildlife, wildflowers, and natural land features from the expedition.

$6,500.00 plus 5% tax per person.
Based from out of Yellowknife, NWT float plane base. Minimum 4 people

Hiking Each Day

Following prescribed route

Accommodations

Tent Camp

Food

3 meals per day at the lodge, on the trail or in camp

Equipment

16′ Lund or Crestliner Boats, equipped with swivel seats, motors & fuel.
Lifejackets
GPS

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Depart Yellowknife by float plane for Aylmer Lake Lodge. Boat out to Thanakoie River and hike up to the Seton Cairn. Spend the night at our Lodge.

DAY 2

Move north in the morning, stopping at an active “wolf den” and other marked sites on our Seton map. Your night will be spent at the Sandhill Bay tent camp.

DAY 3

Hike 5 kilometers up the east side of Back River to Glacial Ridge Overlook and back to camp. Second night at Sandhill Bay tent camp.

DAY 4

Hike 5 kilometers up the east side of Back River to Glacial Ridge Overlook and back to camp. Second night at Sandhill Bay tent camp.

DAY 5

Return to the Lodge and spend your remaining time relaxing until your early evening flight to Yellowknife.