Is Snowmobiles & Dog Sledding, Alaska Our Most Fun Vacation?
While half the world wishes for snow every Christmas, Alaska has enough of the stuff to sell to Eskimos. Alaskan modes of transport are just about as much fun as you can have legally, so Life of Riley has teamed up with Black Tomato to bring you an action-packed winter adventure where you can race huskies and ride snowmobiles til your heart’s content amongst the mountains and snowy wilderness of Jack London’s ‘Last Frontier’.
From Anchorage you’ll be whisked to the historical gold-mining town of Girdwood and your first base; the Alyeska Resort. By day, the frozen rivers, snow-kissed mountains and beautifully isolated landscapes are all yours to explore on the back of a high-speed snowmobile. By nights, you’ll warm yourself by your lodge’s crackling log fire and dine on fine Alaskan fare.
What Makes It Such A Magical Trip? (and where are the pups?)
But that’s just a fraction of the Alaskan culture we’ve got planned for you as you’ll then take part in a 1000-mile husky race called an Iditarod. You’ll get to know the wild huskies, become a musher caller and even help marshall the race before trying to catch up with the dogs in a snowmobile and watching the Iditarod from the skies, taking in glaciers and Mount McKinley on two spectacular scenic snow-plane flights. If that’s not enough to bring a smile to your frozen heart you can try out ice climbing.
If that’s not enough to bring a smile to your frozen heart you can try out ice climbing, rafting and heli-skiing. This truly is one of our most unique holidays, a real once in a lifetime opportunity so if your wish is to walk in a winter wonderland, click the link for more info. It sounds so amazing, we might even come with you!
- See untouched Alaska - the frozen rivers, snow-kissed mountains and meadows
- Take part in and marshal a 1000-mile Iditarod (husky race)
- Become a musher and get to know the huskies!
- Venture off piste in your very own snowmobile
- Watch the race from the skies and see Mount McKinley on 2 snow-plane flights
- Warm yourself by your lodge’s crackling log fire and eat fine Alaskan fare