Yukon Dog Sledding - Winter Camping
Dog Sledding – Winter camping with a Team of Huskies
This dog sledding adventure including winter camping is a once in a life time trip.
Our experienced guides will get you ready for this adventure. The first two days you will get to know your ream while dogs ledding on a frozen river and forest trail. It will also give you chance to test out the winter gear that we supply.
The first nights will be spend in our rustic and cozy wilderness lodge.You will return from your dog sledding trips at the end of the day. Over a delicoused home cooked meal we discuss the day behind us and give tips and pointers where needed.
After spending two days on the trail and learning what it takes, we will take a day off from dog sledding. This will give us a chance to explore some other ways ot enjoying a Yukon winter.
A last loving and trusting look into the eyes of one of your huskies on your team before you pull the snow hook to embark on one of your most powerful and possible most challenging adventure yet.
Our dog sledding and winter camping trip will take you on the historic Dawson Trail. This trail is the same trail that the well known Yukon Quest is using.
Setting up tents in below freezing temperutes will be another challenge on this dog sledding trip. We are using top of the line gear and it will be much easier than you might expect. Sitting around a camp fire you will enjoy delicious camp fire meals prepared by our guide.
Included in the dog sledding – winter camping tour
- Introduction to sled-dogs and mushing
- Well-trained, certified guide and a team of 4 to 6 friendly huskies
- Winter gear (jacket, snow pants, warm boots, mitts available.
- sleeping bag and all camping gear needed
- 5 nights Accommodation in a guest room in our Lodge or a true Yukon cabin (private bathroom / outhouse)
- 2 nights camping on the trail with your dog team
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner while staying with us
- Out on the trail your guide will prepare your meals over your campfire
- Ground transportation
Excluded in the dog sledding – winter camping tour
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Travel Insurance
- Flights from and to Whitehorse
- Personal toiletries (shampoo/body wash etc)
- All expenses of personal nature
Arrival Day. We will pick you up at the airport or a hotel in Whitehorse in the afternoon of day one.
Let the dog sledding adventure begin
Day Two Meet your guide and sign out your gear for your trip. Let’s not waste any more time and introduce you to our family of huskies and your dog-team for your adventure. you will learn the basics of how to harness and bootie the dogs, before you will head out on the trail after lunch time for a short run.
Ready for a day on the trail
On Day Three after you tested your gear and got some practice on the sled we will head out for a full day tour. Lunch will be on the trail
Time to explore further
After 2 days of dog sledding we will give your body a little rest. Day Four is all about exploring the Wildlife preserve and go for a soak at the hot springs. In the afternoon we will try our luck at ice fishing. This day is flexible and we can make a plan with the group once everybody arrived at Muktuk.
Winter camping – here we come
In the morning of Day Five we will pack our final gear and make any last adjustments before heading out on the trails for 3 days of dog sledding and 2nights of winter camping. We will depart muktuk at around noon and must for a few hours before setting up base camp.
Day six Today you will explore more of the Yukon’s backcountry along the historic Dawson Trail. We will leave base camp for a day trip.
We expecting you to return for your dog sledding adventure around lunch time on Day seven You will have a new found appreciation for a hot shower and a couch next to the fireplace.
Time to say good buy.
Give your farewells to the dogs and prepare for checkout 11am on Day Eight Transfer to the airport or to your hotel in town if you choose to explore Whitehorse a bit longer.
Fully booked for 2022
Jan 08th 2023
4 open spots
Jan 29th 2023
4 open spots
Duration: 8 days/7 nights