• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Auyuittuq national park of canada
 

Auyuittuq national park of canada

on

  • 293 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
293
Views on SlideShare
293
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Auyuittuq national park of canada Auyuittuq national park of canada Presentation Transcript

    • By: Samater waisCourse:GCG-1D1-02(GEOGRAPHY) Teacher: Ms. Sabetti
    •  Introduction………………………………..3 Where is auyuittuq………………………..4 Activities in Auyuittuq……………………5 Hiking…………………………………….....6 Dog sledding……………………………….7 Ski Touring………………………………….8 Snow machine access…………………….9 Backcountry Camping…………………….10 Risks and safer ways to get around auyuittuq…………………………………….11 Mountains in Auyuittuq…………………..12 Mount thor…………………………………..13 Mount Asgard……………………………….14 Clips about the arctic and park………....15 Costs in auyuittuq………………………….16 Flight costs to Nunavut…………………...17 Costs in total………………………………...18 Conclusion……………………………………19
    •  Don’t you ever get tired of planning to go on vacation. Do you ever feel that you need to get a break from filing papers for your boss. Oh come on I know you do who doesn’t lets pick a place far away from work and a mean yelling boss.
    •  Auyuittuq national park is a national park located on Baffin Island in Nunavut. It features the many terrains of arctic wilderness such as fjords glaciers and ice fields. Inuktitut is the language of Nunavut’s aboriginal people. Auyuittuq means “the land that never melts”. Mountain climbers all around the world come to this park to climb mount Asgard. Visitor wishing to enter the park are required to register at the park office in pangnirtung or qikiqtarhuag and attend an orientation session. Mount Asgard
    •  HERE ARE A LIST OF ACTIVITIES THAT THIS NATIONAL PARK HAS. Hiking Dog sledding Ski touring Snow machine access Backcountry camping
    • July and August are the most popularmonths for hiking in the park. Whilewarm summer temperatures arecommon in July and August, hikersshould be prepared at all times forstormy weather such as sudden dropsin temperature, strong winds, rain orsnow.Emergency shelters are found at:Overlord (head of Pangnirtung Fiord)Windy LakeThorSummit LakeGlacier LakeJune ValleyOwl RiverNorth Pangnirtung (head of NorthPangnirtung Fiord)
    •  Traditionally, dog sledding was the main method of winter travel in the arctic. Today most Inuit people travel by snow machine, but a few still maintain dog teams. A spring trip to the park boundary over the sea ice by dog team (from Pangnirtung or Qikiqtarjuaq) is a truly unique experience.
    •  Most skiers come to ski Akshayuk Pass, a crisscross of the southern portion of the park. Ski travel in Akshayuk Pass, is best accomplished either along the summer trail or with the aid of crampons on the river ice. However, if you think of ski mountaineering as an alpine adventure involving skiing, exploration and climbing, Auyuittuq National Park offers unlimited possibilities. The rock is rough granite, the ice is steep and solid and many peaks have never been climbed.
    •  Snow machines are used in the national park. Guides and outfitters can provide snow machine transportation to the park boundary from Pangnirtung or Qikiqtarjuaq. This activity lasts a week
    •  Camping equipment should be lightweight and durable, and able to withstand harsh conditions such as cold weather and strong winds. As fires are not allowed, backcountry campers will have to carry white gas (or naptha) and portable stoves. Visitors should phone the suppliers ahead of time to ensure that it is in stock.
    •  Auyuittuq is a wilderness park that is very remote and the dangers are real. River crossing, avalanche risks, rock fall, polar bears and extreme weather conditions. Always have a guide with you watch for any signs and warnings of danger be prepared for a storm or worse.
    •  Auyuittuq has so many beautiful mountains and landscapes. That will take your breath away here are a few. Mount Thor Mount Asgard Maktak fiord delta
    •  This feature makes the site popular with climbers. despite its remoteness. Camping is allowed, with the only official site being at the entrance to the Akshayuk Valley near Overlord Peak. No has ever accomplished climbing the entire mountain due to the weather conditions. But who knows you might be the first one.
    •  Thousands of people from all over the world come to just climb the two twin mountains. Its one heck of a popular place that some many people wish to reach the top.
    •  Here is a clip showing an advertisement about the Canada http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzJ oLb2y3EI north. Also there is another clip about the national park its self. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhv yK2mvWUwENJOY!
    •  An annual northern park backcountry excursion fee of $147.20 (Cdn) per person (used for multi-day trips) will be applied. at the time of registration. Daily fees of $24.50 (Cdn) per person per day are also available. (These prices include all applicable taxes.) in TULUGAK CO OP HOTELS Rates are $250 CDN per person per night.
    • Leaving on Monday, 02 July 12 Depart: Monday, 02 July 12 Air Canada Non-Stop / AC 468 21:10 Toronto , ON , CA (YYZ) Embraer Jet E90 Arrive: Monday, 02 July 12 22:09 Ottawa , ON , CA (YOW) Connecting Flight Depart: Tuesday, 03 July 12 Canadian North 09:05 Ottawa , ON , CA (YOW) Non-Stop / 5T 436 Arrive: Tuesday, 03 July 12 Boeing 737-200 12:15 Iqaluit , NU , CA (YFB) Returning on Friday, 03 August 12 Depart: Friday, 03 August 12 Canadian North Non-Stop / 5T 437 13:15 Iqaluit , NU , CA (YFB) Boeing 737-200 Arrive: Friday, 03 August 12 16:20 Ottawa , ON , CA (YOW) Connecting Flight Depart: Saturday, 04 August 12 Air Canada 08:00 Ottawa , ON , CA (YOW) Non-Stop / AC 197 Arrive: Saturday, 04 August 12 Embraer Jet E90 09:01 Toronto , ON , CA (YYZ)1 Adult: 2090.00 + surcharges &  Once there you will travel to Pangnirtung fees: 369.30 = 2459.30 CAD by boat or snow machine, depending on the season.
    •  Ok if you multiply up $250.00 the hotel/day x 31 days that will =$7550 Now up the entry cost for the national park and its registration. $147.20 for entry + Daily fees of $24.50 per person per day=$171.1 Add up the totals: $7550+171.1=7721.1 Plus don’t forget the flight cost $7721.1+ 2459.30=10,180.4
    •  Auyuittuq is the most beautiful place to ever go to it offers so many activities and experie-ences that will last you a lifetime. Also to know more about this trip go to pc.gc.ca and your questions or any concerns will be dealt with. Or call these numbers. Pangnirtung Office Qikiqtarjuaq Office Phone: (867) 927-8834 Phone: (867) 473-2500 Fax: (867) 473-8612 Fax: (867) 927-8454 or go to nunavut.info@pc.gc.ca