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Dog Sled Discovery & Musher's Camp

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Juneau, AK, USA
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About Dog Sled Discovery & Musher's Camp
Experience a true Alaskan adventure while supporting the official state sport! Take an exhilarating sled ride and play with our husky puppies, all in the heart of the lush Alaskan rainforest.When you arrive at our authentic summer training camp for mushers and their sled dogs, you will participate in a sled dog summer training run on our custom-designed, wheeled summertime sled. Discover the power in a team of Alaskan huskies as they whisk your sled down a mile long trail through the depths of the Tongass National Rainforest! Then join one of our dog handlers and sled dogs for interactive demonstrations on mushing equipment and the impeccable care the dogs receive. Your dog handler will also entertain you with knowledge about the training, history, races, and inspiring efforts required by this sport.Marvel at the untamed beauty that has lured you to Alaska when you walk across our suspension bridge overlooking Fish Creek. Our Musher’s Camp is surrounded by moss-covered forest with huge spruce and hemlock trees. The views are simply awe-inspiring.Finally, cuddle up with our husky puppies, and take your picture with these adorable future athletes!This excursion is the perfect mix of Alaska’s culture, history, adventure, ruggedly gorgeous wilderness, and of course sled dogs and puppies! Notes: All ages welcome, and most special needs may be accommodated. Round trip transportation and complimentary refreshments are provided.
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Have you ever wondered how the dogs train for the Iditarod? In the offseason they have their "Spring Training." The dogs love to train and they live for it. The tour is wonderful and you have a chance to be pulled by a group of dogs and their Human Sled Leader/Coach. The
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Although this was good experience and staff friendly, helpful and informative I personally thought it a little expensive, I pre booked some months before our holiday and maybe would have been better doing on day probably better price to reflect experience. My dog loving friend
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This was an excursion we choose to do while on the Disney Wonder. It was exactly as described in the literature. The dog sledding adventure is on dry land. The dogs pull sleds on wheels since there is no snow on the ground in early September. The tour bus was greeted with
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The sled isn’t what you might expect. You are basically pulled on a wagon of six people and the musher/tour guide. However, it’s enough to give you a taste of how it feels to be pulled by a team of dogs. The dogs clearly love their jobs. The hosts tell you all about the sport
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This was a great few hours starting with the pick up by Ben at the designated meeting spot. Ben has a great sense of humour and a vast knowledge of the area. He drove us to the Musher's Camp located within a beautiful rainforest where we were divided into groups. Ours was the
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