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Alaskan Tails of the Trail with Mary Shields

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Fairbanks, AK, USA
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About Alaskan Tails of the Trail with Mary Shields
I invite you to visit my home, when you come to Fairbanks. I can introduce to my big , friendly huskies, (incase you need a dog- fix while you're away from your own dog) and explain what it's like out on the winter trail camping at 30 ° below zero. I will compare the camping with the routine on the Iditarod and the Yukon Quest ( I was the first woman to complete the race back in 1974, the second running.) And I will share tales of the 1,200 mile dog sled journey in Siberia, the greatest adventure I've experienced so far. Of course you'll check out the garden and go in the cabin and have some home baked refreshments, (You may have seen the cabin on the Home & Garden show) I feel so lucky to live here and I love to share my life with travelers. Reservations are needed.Summer tour time :10-12:30. One tour a day.Small groups. If you are disappointed in my tour , i will return your payment with a smile ( so far, you would be the first one!)
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Words cannot convey how grateful we are to Mary Shields for the time she shared with us yesterday! We were honored to be with her in your beautiful home. The stories she told us will remain with us forever. We’re so appreciative of the courage she has shown throughout her life.
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Very friendly lady, strong and interesting. Dogs are happy and cute, she gave us a inspiring life style
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Spending the day with Mary was inspirational and informative and a lot of fun. The history she shares of her life is so fascinating. Her hospitality was beyond expectations. Plus the dogs were so much fun. It was very laid-back and we highly recommend it to anyone who wants to
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Response from Mary S, Owner at Alaskan Tails of the Trail with Mary Shields
Responded Dec 30, 2019
I;m so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for treating my dogs with kindness and respect. They deserve your admiration not me, I am the weakest link in this chain. MaY you remember this fun playing with the dogs, and keep Alaska alive in your heart forever. Mary
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When my wife and I were looking for a sled dog experience in Fairbanks, we didn't know what we were looking for. What we found in our visit with Mary Shields was more than we could have hoped for. Mary described her life in Alaska, her philosophy on raising her dogs, and of
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Since we were visiting Fairbanks the end of October, we weren't in season for a dog sled ride. We were hoping to at least be able to meet some sled dogs and learn a bit about them. We came across a pamphlet in our Airbnb for Tails of the Trails. Even though she was taking a
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