Dogsledding in Alaska

Looking for an exciting outdoor adventure during your Alaska vacation? Then consider dog sledding! Discover why this impressive mode of transportation is a joy for dogs and riders alike. The best part about dog sledding? It’s completely unique and an experience that is often described as unforgettable.

Dog sledding is a popular activity in Alaska and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it a great way to see the state’s stunning natural scenery, but it’s also a lot of fun! Dog sledding tours are available in many different parts of Alaska, so you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for you.

When you go dog sledding, you’ll be accompanied by a team of friendly Alaskan huskies. These dogs are bred to pull sleds and they love to run, so you’re in for an exhilarating ride! As you zip through the wilderness on your sled, you’ll get to take in amazing views of glaciers, mountains, and more.

Is dog sledding family-friendly?

Dog sledding is an activity that the whole family can enjoy. Kids will love riding on the sled and meeting the friendly huskies, and adults will appreciate the opportunity to try something new and exciting. No matter your age, dog sledding is sure to be a highlight of your Alaska vacation!

Playing with sled dogs

How long is the average dog sledding trip?

Dog sledding trips can vary in length, but most last between 30 minutes and an hour. During your trip, you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks and take photos of the beautiful scenery. Our trips include a helicopter flight to and from the glacier where you’ll take your dog sledding ride.

What should I wear for dog sledding?

Dog sledding is an outdoor activity, so dress accordingly. Wear warm clothes and boots, and be sure to bring a hat and gloves. At Alpine Air Alaska, we provide all the winter gear you’ll need.

Dog sledding is an unforgettable way to see Alaska’s stunning natural scenery. Whether you’re looking for an exciting adventure or a family-friendly activity, dog sledding is sure to please

What are my options for dog sledding in the summer in Alaska?

In the summer months, you can still go dog sledding in Alaska! Dog sledding is a year-round activity in our state, and professional teams train on Glaciers that have snow year-round. Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey’s dog team is available for tours during the summer.

Dog team pulling people in Alaskas

How fast does a dog sled go?

The speed of a dog sled depends on the terrain, but most teams can travel between six and eight miles per hour. This results in an enjoyable, safe, and fun way to see Alaska.

Dog sledding is a great way to see Alaska’s stunning natural scenery and an activity that the whole family can enjoy. If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, be sure to add dog sledding to your list.

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