MORE THAN Stories

Dive deeper into the stories behind the faces and places featured on MORE THAN Explorers

Eric | Stewart, B.C.

School teacher, outdoorsman School teacher and avid outdoorsman, Eric, moved to Stewart in northern British Columbia 26 years ago and is “in love” with the area. When he arrived, the local Elementary and High schools were brimming with almost 300 students across two campuses, and employment at the two local mines supported families and services

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Sarah | Faro, Yukon

Student, field geologist, communicator Sarah was a ‘dinosaur nerd’ as a kid and her parents remind her that she wanted to be a paleontologist in preschool. After taking an earth science course in late high school, she was well on her way to becoming a geologist. During university, she participated in a co-op program, trying

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Ross River Suspension Bridge | Yukon

Ross River Suspension Bridge The new Ross River suspension bridge across the Pelly River in the Yukon was opened to moderate fanfare in June 2018. Repairing the historic footbridge cost $5.5 million, which would surely surprise the workers who built the original in 1943. The bridge was part of the Canol pipeline system that supplied

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Fireweed | Yukon

The Light shines on and from the Fireweed This pretty purple flower is known as ‘fireweed’ in North America and is a ubiquitous sight in the Yukon and northern British Columbia in mid-to-late summer. Many geologists welcome the bright pop of colour as it usually signals the end of the summer field season: a season

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Yukon River

Down The Yukon River is Where Exploration Flows During the Klondike Gold Rush in between 1896 and 1899, steamboats hauled explorers and their equipment up and down the mighty Yukon River. Today, modern day explorers trace a similar route along its banks in cars and trucks, in their own search for minerals. The @morethanexplorers team traveled this

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