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Auyuittuq National Park

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Address: Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada
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Called "the land that never melts," this reserve on Baffin Island...

Called "the land that never melts," this reserve on Baffin Island covers nearly 32,000 square miles of ancient glaciers, spiny peaks and dramatic fjords.

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An epic experience with towering mountains, fierce winds, and cold temperatures. For people who are comfortable winter camping off the grid, this is an awesome destination that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

An epic experience with towering mountains, fierce winds, and cold temperatures. For people who are comfortable winter camping off the grid, this is an awesome destination that you will not soon forget. Thanks to the Park staff in Pangnirtung who answered all of our questions.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

get your back pack on, this is a amazing place so serene. The local guides which you need to have are very knowledgeable, very friendly and polite. I promise you this , you will have a blast.

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1 Thank InuitArtGuru
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

I been there and it was great so I want to go back to do the whole pass. Would you join me? SEE http://www.meetup.com/fr/newyorkmountaineering/events/225150975/ for details

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2 Thank Stephane_Roberge
Powell River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We always wanted to hike this trail when we lived in the Arctic, but never had the time. You can easily go by boat to the Pang trail head and walk up for several hours to get a bit of a feel for the park and scenery, or take much more time and walk to the trail head. The huge... More 

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1 Thank Teresa H
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Beautiful park with challenging terrain so carefully scrutinize your groups ability or consider hiring a guide/outfitter. A Map of the Akshayuk Pass can be purchased online or at the Park Office. The map includes plenty of helpful and interesting information. Take note that there are many areas with no visible trail - just pick the best line! Hikers should arrive... More 

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6 Thank Su S
Bromont, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Chose Peter Kilabuk as a guide. He is very reliable and we had a unique experience scallop dragging. He was on time to pick us up after a long day in the Pass... The people at the Park office are great and very helpful.

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4 Thank Andrew P
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

This place is utterly beautiful - it was extreme weather when we were camping, as low as -30 with wind chill, so be prepared! Best thing I have done!

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2 Thank EllaBellaB00
Sandgate, Vermont
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

My wife and I did a ten-day hike in Auyuittuq some years ago (prior to the date in the required drop-down window). This is a haunting, incredibly beautiful place that is well worth the effort. You will never forget it. Not without risk, especially if you fall into the water during one of the many stream crossings and get hypothermia,... More 

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12 Thank Stephen S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 20 April 2012

I did Auyuittuq in July/Aug 2011. This is easily the best hike of my life. Pure wilderness, absolute solitude. I spent 8 days in the park and those were indeed one of the most memorable days of my life. If you want to experience this park in its entirety - do the full Akshayuk pass from North to South (Total... More 

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16 Thank AthmaGyaan
Chase, Canada
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

I don't know how to describe how wonderful this place was. It was totally worth visiting with my teenage children. Thank you for supplying an attraction that keeps them busy.

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