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Whew! Where does the time go! I can't believe that it's already mid-October! The weather in Yellowknife has definitely taken a turn for the cold. Mittens and toques are now required fashion accessories. The leaves have all pretty much fallen. The snow is ready to fly in larger quantities!
The past month has been a bit of a grant-induced haze. I submitted ...
... Louise Falls where we just were. We headed back to that spot and rappelled down their ropes over the cliff to their site. Unfortunately we weren't able to find exactly where they found it, but the adventure was interesting enough. After that we headed back to Alexandra Falls to see where they found the footprints, also very cool. We headed back to the cabin, planning to take a quick nap before getting up shortly ...
About 45 minutes out the Ingraham Trail from Yellowknife is the entrance to Hidden Lake Territorial Park and the trail leading to Cameron Falls, a local touring and hiking highlight. I've had this location on my radar since I first started planning this excursion up here to Yellowknife. You can read more about this location here. Unlike other locations I've written about in ...
... and defected everything like a mirror. I don't think I've ever seen anything so spectacular in a very long while.
I don't even think Lake Louise is anything comparable to this. Mike had certainly have a the perfect spot for a resort.
Aurora (Northern Lights) Viewing
After dinner, at around 9pm, we saw the first signs of the aurora. It was forecast to be moderate. In fact, it was forecast to be moderate most nights of the week.
... pretty much everything including suitcases, bottled drinks, snacks and other stuff) and The Black Knight Pub are also only a block away. The Northern Frontier Visitor Center is a little further off, but it is an easy 10 min walk. More about these locations later.
Staff and Room
The Yellowknife Inn staff are very friendly. The only issue is that they don't seem to have ready and updated knowledge about the restaurants in town. Since it was a small town and I wasn't ...