Adventure Awaits

Have you ever wanted to see sled dogs in action?  Do you have questions regarding dog care and what exactly do we do as mushers?  Do you want to learn how to drive a sled?  If your answer is yes - book your adventure with us!

 

Call (907) 203-0459 or send an email to dbksleddogadventure@gmail.com for availability.

 

If you would like a guided drive out to the kennel with an knowledgeable Alaska guide we do have shuttle service from Anchorage by booking directly with 907 Tours.  You can make your reservation by calling (907) 947-9425 or checking out their website at www.907toursalaska.com.

Our adventures are set up to be as hands on as you want, in order to make your  experience all you want it to be.  Learn how to put a harness on one of the eager athletes as they get ready to pull you down the trail.  Talk with experienced mushers to learn the answers to the many questions you have.

See the ins and outs of our daily lives as we introduce you to the specialized husbandry of our Alaskan Huskies.  Our open communication and importance of education policy will bring you intimately involved with sled dog sports and our amazing Alaskan Husky athletes.  

We can accommodate large groups or more intimate groups of 1 or 2 people.  Whatever your group size is we can work with what you want to make your experience be!

Kennel Adventure - $50 / person (Tour time depends on size of group)

Can accommodate large groups of 10 or more 

**Includes: Welcome to the kennel, meeting the dogs, talk with an experienced musher while you wait for your turn to take a 1-2 mile trip behind some of the worlds most amazing athletes - Alaskan Huskies, warm your self around a small camp fire or in our wood heated yurt with hot beverages and snacks.

Introduction to Sled Dog Sports Adventure:  $75 / person (Tour time  approximately 1.5 - 2 hours)

Departure times 10 am and 1 pm

Maximum reservation: 6  people

You will get to meet your musher and team of dogs when you arrive at the kennel, you will learn how to put on a harness and hook up your team of dogs.  Once your team is ready to go your musher will direct the team to the trail where you will get the opportunity to drive them yourself!  This tour is more for those that want to learn how to handle sled dogs and ask questions one on one with an experienced musher.  Warm up in our wood heated yurt with hot beverages and snacks.

Adventure of a Life Time: $120 / person (Tour time approximately 2 hours)

Departure times 10 am and 1 pm

Maximum reservation 6 people

Once you reach the kennel, you will be greeted by 35 excited Alaskan Huskies.  Your musher will direct you to our wood heated yurt where there are winter layers of clothing for you to use.  Once you are prepared you will head out to your sled where your excited dog team awaits you!  Head out on the trail with an experienced musher who will teach you the basics of sled driving, amaze you with facts about the area and the dogs, while you take in some of the most breath taking scenery Alaska has to offer.  On a clear day Denali will be shown with all her glory, the Talkeetna mountains are also visible from our trail system.  If you're feeling adventurous, let your guide take a back seat and you take the opportunity to steer and drive the team.  Once back at the kennel take your time warming yourself in the heated yurt with premium hot beverages and snacks.

**Not Currently Offering this trip - check back in 2021**

Half Day Adventure: $250 / person (Tour time approximately 4 hours) 

10 am departure only

Maximum reservation 5 people

The excitement builds as you reach the kennel.  Get ready for an adventure worth talking about for years to come!  You will meet your musher and your dog team when you get to the kennel.  You will be directed to our warm yurt where extra layers are available for your use.  This adventure is all about what you want to experience - do you want to drive your own team? We can do that!  Do you want to sit back and enjoy the views?  We can do that too.  Mid day we will all stop for a break with a campfire and lunch out on the trail.  After a quick breather we will head back to the kennel to finish your adventure.  You will have the opportunity to meet and thank your dog team as they head back to their houses for dinner and rest.  This is an opportunity for you to help or watch as we take care of the kennel with evening kennel chores, which involves feeding and scooping the poop.  If you stick around you maybe able to experience your own evening Thank you howl from the kennel - that is a once in a life time experience! 

**Not currently offering this trip - check back in 2021**

Handler Adventure - $500 / person (Over night experience - ultimate hands on learning)

Includes meals and overnight off-grid yurt experience

Maximum 2 people

Do you really want to know what its like to life the musher life? Do you want to experience what it takes to be a handler for a sled dog kennel?  Then this is your adventure! This experience will give you everything you have ever wanted to know about what it takes to take care of 35 high performance Alaskan Huskies on a regular basis.  You will head out on a 20-40 mile training run guided by an experienced musher as the team prepares for up coming races.  Your experience will include hands on instruction of harnessing, putting on booties, packing a sled with mandatory gear and running a race team.  Kennel chores as done on a typical day, then after all the kennel chores are done a hot meal with the human team to talk about the days events and the plan for the following day.  You will head to your off-grid yurt to rest and relax and ready your self for the morning.  If you are lucky the sky will be clear and the Aurora Borilais will put on a show from your yurt deck.  The following morning you will assist with morning kennel chores and getting ready for training runs as needed before you head back to your life with the ultimate adventure tale to tell! 

 

Design your own tour - contact me directly if you have an adventure in mind.  We are happy to try and accommodate what ever your vision is!  Prices will be determined on length and capacity needs on an individual basis.

Contact Info:

PO Box 762

Willow, AK  99688

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