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“Fun Sled Dog Tour”
Review of Paws for Adventure

Paws for Adventure
Ranked #12 of 53 Tours in Fairbanks
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Offering only the best in dogsledding adventure since 1998... Summer and Winter tours available. Join the Paws crew for your Experience-of-a-Lifetime! Join us this Fall (Sept.1 until the snow flies) for our Fall Dog Cart tour and let the crew take you on a Sleddog training run. This tour is a hands-on (your choice) introduction to mushing as well as a ride in our wheeled training cart (side-by-side ATV). AND , WE HAVE PUPPIES to snuggle! You may book this tour on our Paws for Adventure website or give a call with any questions and we'll be glad to talk with you. In Winter choose from a variety of tours with our professional mushers and their canine athletes: Short and Long Dogsled Rides, Mushing School and Multi-Day Adventures to Tolovana Roadhouse and other remote parts of Alaska - check this year's schedule for our latest offerings.
Reviewed April 3, 2012

We took the 1 hour tour in mid March. The tour covers 8 miles on the 200 acre property of A Taste of Alaska Lodge. My husband and I were seated in the sled with the guide behind us.
We learned a lot about the dogs during our tour and our guide, Adele, was excellent. Paws for Adventure also has warm clothing available at no charge if you need it. We were able to meet the dogs after our tour to thank them for a great ride! We were also offered hot chocolate and cookies when we finished our tour! Thanks Paws for Adventure for a GREAT experience!

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Reviewed February 22, 2012

We had a GREAT time, the dogs were friendly, the ride was beautiful and our guide John was very nice and he answered all of our question(and we had a lot of them). We cannot stop talking about what a great time we had. You cannot spend a more perfect afternoon than dog mushing with Paws for Adventure!

Thank linkin11
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Reviewed February 16, 2012

I took a friend (who was visiting from the lower 48) to PAWS for an Alaskan adventure - and neither of us were disappointed! What a wonderful experience~
A beautiful day, the power of the dogs, the thrill of the trail... we could almost imagine we were on the trail to Nome!

We made the mistake of arriving about 20 minutes late... I would hope that everyone else would be more timely than we were! No one complained but we could see, at the end, that we had pinched them for time. Leslie was still gracious and balanced all of us with style, but I felt bad that we had caused this situation.

PAWS offers an huge varity of adventures, from an "Intro to mushing" school for several hours - to multiple day trecks! They are not inexpensive, but they are well worth every penny.

Bathroom facilities (as in most rural areas of Alaska) consist of porta-potties...

I give them "Two Paws Up" (because four paws up isn't always a good thing!)

Thank TerminationDust
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Reviewed March 14, 2011

My husband and I went to one of Leslie's dog sled school days, and it was so much fun. Leslie was warm, kind and a wealth of knowledge and there was simply nothing like the feeling of skimming over the snowy trails driving your own dog sled team. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a trip to Paws for Adventure, whether for the dog sled school or simply to ride along on one of the sleds. We're looking forward to doing an overnight, thanks again Leslie!

1  Thank Melinda247
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Reviewed February 3, 2011

Paws for Adventure offers an excellent "hands on" introduction to dogsledding. I have driven dog teams in the lower 48 states, but Leslie and her crew of guides at Paws have a great teaching progression for driving dog teams. First riding, then driving with an instructor and finally taking your own team out through the Alaskan wilderness! In addition to the mushing experience, she has a warm comfortable yurt on site as well as warm clothes so you will be comfortable on the trails at any temperature. Her kennel of dogs are also great, all friendly and each with a unique personality. Great winter day in interior Alaska!

1  Thank HemisphereRambler
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