ALASKAN VIEWPOINT: An Insider’s Scoop for Exploring Alaska’s Best!
An Alaska sled dog kennel tour, for up close and personal experience.
Alaska Sled dogs have played an active role throughout the state’s history. If you have seen the Disney movie or the statue in New York’s Central Park dedicated to “Balto”, you know sled dogs saved the town of Nome from a diphtheria epidemic in 1925. They provided the most efficient form of winter transportation long before the gold rush era. Today adventurers come from around the world to train and race these amazing athletes in Alaska.
Most visitors to Alaska are unaware of what it takes to breed, train, and race sled dogs.
Until they leave a personalized Alaska Sled Dog Kennel Tour, having experienced the dogs for themselves. Veteran mushers with many years of racing the Iditarod and Yukon Quest entertain with presentations of training methods, race rules, and other tales of the trails.
A small group tour allows more time with the mushers and to interact with the true stars of the show – Iditarod veterans and those younger athletes hoping to make the race team one day soon.
Experience a short ride over a wooded trail behind the power of a dog team.
You will witness for yourself just how much these athletes love to run. Watch the jumping and barking as each dog tries to entice the musher to be included in the team that’s about to take you for a ride.
Learn about Alaskan sled dogs and more on a small group tour.
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