Yukon Sled Dog and Husky Tours

The gorgeous Yukon: With silent paws through an untouched wilderness to find the most authentic and unique adventure you can imagine.

Dogsledding Adventures and Tours in Yukon
Today, dog sledding trips and events are awesome opportunities to experience the unique nature and solitude of Yukon without automobiles or snowmobiles. Find below the right dog sledding kennel, general information about the Yukon Territories, about the Yukon Quest race and the history of sled dogs in Yukon

Sky High Wilderness Ranch ●●●●●
Husky Tours
Yukon, Canada
Alayuk Adventures ●●●●◐
Racing Kennel
Husky Tours
Yukon, Canada
Muktuk Adventures
Husky Tours
Yukon, Canada

Dog sledding history in Yukon
Sled dogs are an essential element in the history of transportation in the Yukon Territories. Most notably, dog sledding was an irreplaceable method of transport during the Gold Rush and for mail delivery services between Canada and Alaska. Most goldrush areas were accessible in the wintertime by dog sleds only.Whatever the gold miners required during the long winter period (trade, medicine, doctors, mail, or food, etc…) had to be transported by dog sleds.
Alaskan Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes have been the top choice of  breeds for this hard work both historically and currently due to the fact that they are able to endure the toughest weather conditions.

Yukon Quest Race
This incredible 1,000 mile (1600 km) sled dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska is famous for being the toughest sled dog race in the world. Since 1984 the Yukon Quest race has been held annually every February. This special event takes place regardless of weather conditions harsh or mild. It follows historic routes of the Gold Rush and dog sled mail delivery from the turn of the 20th Century. The racers must overcome ever changing surroundings such as temperatures dropping below minus 40 degrees, remarkably strong winds, and other cold weather phenomena that is typical for this season.

General Yukon information
The Yukon Territories; country of Amerindians, trappers, gold diggers and adventurers for centuries. The name Yukon comes from the astonishing Yukon River which crosses the entire territory from British Columbia to Alaska, with a total length of 1938 miles (3120 kilometres) ending in the Bering Sea. The highest mountain of Canada, Mount Logan, is part of the Yukon Territories and is located in the south west with a magnificent height of 19550ft (6194 meters).  Scarcely more than 33,000 people live on the 186 thousand square miles (480 thousand square kilometres) of the territory. Amazingly, this means the population density is only 0.06 man per square mile. Today, most residents (app. 20k) are living in the southern Yukon city of Whitehorse. Apart from this and only a few other small towns, the Yukon territory is ruled by incredible nature. Nature in its wildest form with animals such as bears, wolves, and moose and wide open spaces and solitude.

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