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With a stunning range of life zones within its watershed, the 195 kilometre Klinaklini River is a miracle of biodiversity. The river is an intricate mosaic of rich wetlands, arid interior plateau, cool alpine tundra, moderate coastal rainforest, steep river canyons, sprawling estuary and soaring glacial peaks.
Join four intrepid adventurers as they float down British Columbia's wild Gataga River from the heart of the Northern Rocky Mountains and into the Rocky Mountain trench. Wildlife, including moose, caribou, Stone sheep and mountain goats, teem from the shores and mountain slopes, abundant prey for the healthy population of wolves and grizzly bears.
It is the fourth longest river in North America, 3200 kilometers from its headwaters in Northern BC to its outlet in the Bering Sea. The hysteria of the Gold Rush was only an instant on the river's timeline, and yet the poets, vagabonds, paddle-wheelers and adventurers left an indelible mark.
From its headwaters at Lac de Gras, the Coppermine River flows north to its mouth at the Coronation Gulf of the Arctic Ocean, at the community of Kuglugtuk. The river snakes through a variety of landscapes: there is spruce forest, Arctic tundra, low lying mountain ranges and rolling hills of the barren lands. The river valley provides a home for muskrox and caribou.