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Make your own itinerary for this Lodge based dog sled adventure.

Step onto a dog sled behind your own team of energetic and loveable Alaskan Huskies and get ready for an unforgettable backcountry journey.

If you've never been dog sledding, this is your chance. It is one of those unique life experiences that one should experience when given the chance.

Winter wonderland, a true playground in the snow.

Basic trip is a two day one night package. This adventure includes round trip airfare from Fairbanks, one overnight stay at the historic Bettles Lodge, meals, dog sled training class and a 15 mile dog sled trip with your own team.

Additional days lodging and mushing can be added as you desire. 

This dog sled adventure begins with a flight from Fairbanks to Bettles. The one hour scenic flight follows the route of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. The flight travels north crossing the mighty Yukon River on the edge of the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Shortly past the Yukon, you will cross the Arctic Circle and enter the Alaskan Arctic. As you descend into Bettles, you will get your first view of the Brooks Range and Gates of the Arctic National Park. Upon arrival at Bettles, Bettles Lodge staff will meet the plane. Guests will be checked into their rooms at  the Historic Bettles Lodge. You will enjoy family style meals and amenities such as Jacuzzi, tavern, gift shop and local culture.

After lunch, you will meet your mushing hosts and learn the art of dog mushing as you experience your first time mushing the team.



            Bettles Lodge,

                       Bettles, Alaska

Guests will have the opportunity to mush one to four hours a day as desired.

In the evening, you will have the opportunity to see the magnificent  

Northern Lights.



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