This dog sledding tour is a challenging but relaxed fun trip! We supply you with the best equipment possible, teach you all the important aspects of mushing and prepare the trails as good as possible. Dog sledding is a comparable physical activity to cross-country skiing, so you should be in relatively good physical shape and have a good team spirit.
Arrival at the Airport in Whitehorse. You will be picked up by our van or hotel shuttle and be dropped off at the hotel in Whitehorse a day before the tour starts. You will be picked up the next morning at 10 a.m. in hotel lobby and have the chance to do some last minute shopping.
While the morning sun slowly lifts over the horizon we prepare for our
The dogs will pull us on a trail east of the Ranch. We are continuously climbing in elevation as we are heading on an abandoned mining road on McIntyre Mountain. On occasional
Today we head towards beautiful Bonneville Lakes, west of the Ranch. The trails are narrower with some challenging up and downs. The Coastal Mountains are always in view to the South and West. Part of the trip we travel above the tree line and easily cover between 20 and 30 km. slowly, a new feeling of life will creep in. In harmony with the running rhythm of your team, you will enjoy nature in a way you’ve never experienced before. Overnight at Sky High Valley Ranch. There is a gravity fed indoor shower waiting for you in the main lodge.
Now you leave behind the last remnants of civilization and head out to a real wilderness for a
From the wall tent camp, weather permitting we will make a run to the top of the mountain above tree line to Ptarmigan flats where there is a good chance of seeing large flocks of these beautiful white birds and having some wonderful sledding on miles of wind blown snowy
After a musher’s breakfast, we will start for our mushing back to Sky High Valley Ranch. The dogs pull us steady westbound with the Coastal Mountains in plain view ahead of us. Way too soon we return to civilization and most of all, you have to leave your new friends, the dogs, behind. In the late afternoon we drive you to Whitehorse where you spend your night in a downtown Hotel.
The hotel van (or taxi ) brings you to the airport for your southbound flight…. Or better yet, complete your Yukon winter experience, by joining another tour offered.
To participate you must be healthy, enjoy working with dogs and have a good team spirit. Dogsledding is a comparable physical activity to cross-country skiing, so you should be in relatively good physical shape.
We point out, that unforeseeable circumstances such as weather conditions, extreme temperatures, condition of the group or illness of the dogs may force us to change this itinerary. The safety of our guests takes precedence and our decisions are final.
The camps have no power or telephone, showers are in a separate wood heated sauna house.
You will be required to sign a "release of claims and waiver of liability form" prior to the departure of this tour.
If the snow conditions are not adequate, we reserve the right to use one of our other base camps in Braeburn Lake or Watson Lake to run a similar itinerary.
Send us an inquiry to learn more or to book this tour.