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Girdwood Mushing Company

103 reviews
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Girdwood, AK, USA
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About Girdwood Mushing Company
we provide the very best dog mushing tour anywhere. our guests have the opportunity to learn how to harness friendly sleddogs, learn about Alaskas state sport from a top competitor in the world of racing sleddogs. Come mush with us, pet puppies and champion adults, and enjoy learning the ins and outs of managing a 40 dog kennel. Come learn to mush with us and find out why we will win the Iditarod also known as "the last great race on earth"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From the start of the trip getting picked up in a rad 6x6, to the scenic/informative ride to the kennel, yard full of happy and excited sled dogs, cool as you like Nick Petit, the mountain surroundings, puppies, the cart ride, puppies! It was all...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Trev916
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Girdwood AK you won't want to miss this truly unique and unforgettable experience. Riding in the sled on wheels being pulled by 14 dogs was a thrill. You won't believe how fast they go. My grandchildren 17 & 14 also got to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank RuthInFL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best kennel in Alaska. The most well-cared for dogs you have ever seen. A true display of the human-animal connection. What Mr Petit does with his dogs in enviable and the tour is an absolute highlight of any Alaska vacation. The drive...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 907gal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband purchased this experience for us to do towards the end of our Alaska trip as my birthday gift. After almost two weeks of visiting all that Alaska has to offer, this was probably the best way to end it and might be my...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique experience to learn about dog sledding from several experienced mushers. My wife and I enjoyed the entire experience. We had a scenic trip to where the dogs were kept and interacted with them as much as we liked. Our guides took...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew that the Iditorid was a 1000 mile race, but I didn't know much more than that. Nick taught me a tremendous amount about the race, how to qualify, his quiet demeanor, showed us his dogs, let us play with the pups. He took...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife thought an Alaska trip wouldn't be complete without dog mushing. We started out from our hotel driving up to the site in an old Austrian army vehicle with our guide - Pete - a fellow dog musher - talking about Girdwood, dog mushing...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Errol W
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Checking out a mushing team is a must! And, having it led by a top Iditarod finisher just makes it that much better! Nick obviously cares about his dogs. The time if fun and fast. You learn a lot about what the races entail, how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Our mushing adventure began when we got picked up at the Alyeska Ski Resort tram circle in Girdwood in an open air Pinzauer, a Swiss military utility vehicle. After a 15 minute ride, we were greeted by Nick Petit, a legend in mushing. Nick is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Looking for something a bit off the grid than this is for you! The journey begins with pick up at the Alyeska Ski Resort's tram circle in Girdwood and an 8 mile ride in open air Pinzgauers through the back woods dirt roads up some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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August 1, 2018|
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Response from hardingaggies | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the ride. Don’t need snow. And ride is worth it. As to puppies it depends. They will have younger dogs. They had two week olds in early June
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Angela L
May 12, 2018|
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Hi Angela, Emily here. 😊 I am no longer with Team Petit but I do live here in Girdwood in the summer. If you are around, me and my sled dog Koi, who is my best friend and finished the Iditarod with me, would love to meet... More
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January 23, 2018|
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Response from katherinehS3UO | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will definitely want to make reservations ahead of time. I called the day before and was able to shift some things around on our trip and they could accommodate my friend and me, but with 6 people, I would recommend... More
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