2022 Grantees2022 Grantees
A behind-the-scenes look at the adventures and discoveries of the passionate explorers funded by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
Mt. LucaniaMt. Lucania 2020
This two-person team will attempt to be the first all-female team to climb Mt. Lucania, Canada’s third tallest peak (at 5226 m high), nestled in the Yukon’s Kluane National Park and Reserve.
Mount Logan Ice ExpeditionMount Logan Ice Expedition
Mount Logan’s height, its sheer mass, its northern latitude and coastal proximity, its location in the southwestern Yukon — all make the iconic peak an important case study for what climate scientists have now termed “elevational-depende...
Boreal to Barren Lands: Traversing LabradorBoreal to Barren Lands: Traversing Labrador
The team traversed 840 kilometres of the Labrador and Quebec interior — from west to east, via five rivers, over the course of 35 days, during the summer of 2019.
Jawdrop CaveJawdrop Cave
This project explored and recorded cave features of the alpine karst landscape in the Badshot Range of British Columbia’s West Kootenays including the spectacular Jawdrop Cave.
Between Sunsets: A Woman's Solo Venture Across CanadaBetween Sunsets: A Woman’s Solo Venture Across Canada
On June 2nd, 2017, Melanie Vogel set out to solo thru-hike 18,000 kilometres across Canada from the Atlantic to the Arctic to the Pacific Ocean on the Great Trail.
The Complete Columbias TraverseThe Complete Columbias Traverse
The Complete Columbias Traverse is a 750 kilometre long ski traverse through the Columbia Mountains.
The Thelon Esker HikeThe Thelon Esker Hike
The Thelon Esker Hike is a solo hike by a Northwest Territories resident of the entire length of North America’s longest esker which stretches approximately 700 kilometres across the tundra of the Northwest Territories.