North Star

North Star Dog Sledding
6 Days – 5 Nights at Alayuk Ranch. CAN $1790.-

  • January 27 – February 1, 2014
  • February 17 – 22, 2014
  • March 4 – 9, 2014
  • Other dates available on request

During this week, you will discover by dogsled this wonderful landscape. Every day, you will discover a new trail and every evening you will be back to our comfortable log house where you will enjoy a hearthy meal or you have the possibility to stay one night in a cosy cabin beside a lake surrounded by mountains. You will appreciate this beautiful spot with mountain view from our ranch. During the night, it is possible to see northern lights.

Date : December to April.

Size of group : 1 to 6 people.

Included :   The professional guide.  Your 4 to 6 dogs team with material. Winter clothing : Parka, bibs, boots, mitts, hat.  Meals : from the lunch of the first day to the lunch of the last day. 6 days of dog sledding, every day on different trails. 5 nights at our log house. Diploma.

Not included : Taxes (5%). Alcoholic beverages. Shuttle from Whitehorse to Alayuk Ranch ($ 30 / pers, round trip). Your travel/cancellation insurance, your health/repatriation insurance.Your personal expenses.

Level : You should be in good health and in good shape. Beginners are welcome.

Meals : Good food. Special meals on request.

Comfort : Alayuk ranch : Single or double room. Shared bathroom. High speed internet.

Climate : Winter is usually cold and dry. Snow from November to April.

Safety & Communications : Our guides are accredited with a wilderness medicine certificate. We carry a satellite phone (for emergencies only) and we have a snowmobile ready for rescue operations.

Gear & Clothing : You will need to bring a few things to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. This list is non-exhaustive.
Winter boots rated for- 60°, slippers for inside the cabin, warm socks and spare, warm underwear and spare, warm clothes, comfortable clothes for inside the house, warm parka and bibs, warm hat and balaclava, sleeping bag, gloves, warm mitts, sunglasses or ski goggles. Your personal health care products (protect your skin and lips from the sun and cold), wipes, hand warmers.

If you don’t have all the gear and pieces of clothing, we will be glad to lend you the missing items. Please let us know in advance (we will need to know your sizing).

Notice : For safety reasons (people and dogs’ security), we may change an itinerary. Also, every participant will be required to sign a waiver of acceptation of risk.