Hiking Tour

Dog-Assisted Hiking Tours in the Yukon | CA-CWA701

Wander over hills, through forested valleys and along crystal clear creeks with some canine companionship

Overview

These husky dogs love to work and will eagerly carry much of the gear and allow you to enjoy this beautiful region without the burden of a heavy pack.

Tour Highlights

  • Husky dogs
  • Yukon wilderness
  • North Klondike Highway
  • Lake Laberge

Evenings spent around the campfire are a great way to relax after a day of trekking, and the calls of the loon will be heard in the midnight twilight.  What a great way to see the Yukon.

Your guides are willing to share their experiences and knowledge of this remarkable area north of Whitehorse.  This unique hiking trip begins at Lake Laberge and continues through beautiful country up to Bigfoot Lake... maybe you'll see a sasquatch! 

Accommodations are simple cabins at the homestead or tent campsite on the trail.

  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Local Guides
  • Small group
Availability Jun - Sept
Duration 7 days
Departs From Whitehorse, YT
Minimum age 12
Difficulty Easy / Moderate
Group maximum 10
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up No

From

1 680 CAD

Per Adult

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Toll Free number in N. America: +1 888 285 1676
  • International number: +1 780 414 1676

Availability (2019): June - September
Sundays to Saturdays.
Single person or Group of two.

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What's Included

Included

  • All camping gear
  • Tents
  • Meals included and special diets can be accommodated with advanced notice

Suggested Clothing

  • Hiking boots
  • Rain gear
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Warm clothing suitable to a variety of weather conditions

What to bring

  • Backpack (required)
  • Sleeping bag (required)
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Pocket knife
  • Fishing gear and license

Contact us for more Information about this tour

TOLL FREE NUMBER IN N. AMERICA: +1 888 285 1676
INTERNATIONAL NUMBER: +1 780 414 1676

You can also send an email to info@adventures.com, or use the contact form here below.

Itinerary

Find out more details about the tour and its highlights

Information

Guide information: Licensed with many years of experience guiding trips in the Yukon.

Restrictions: This trip is designed for people with a reasonably good level of physical fitness.  No previous backpacking experience is necessary but participants should be prepared to carry their backpack for two to four and a half hours per day.

Transportation: Trips originate and end in Whitehorse, Yukon.  Whitehorse is accessible by air from Vancouver or Calgary on Air Canada, West Jet or Air North.

Weather: Summer temperatures average between 10-22 degrees Celsius, fall temperatures are cooler and evenings may be below zero.

Accommodations: Tent campsites along the trail.

 

The price:

$1820.00 / per person - CAD (Sundays to Saturdays. Single person.)

$1680.00 / per person - CAD (Sundays to Saturdays. Group of two.)

 Pick up in Whitehorse. We then drive 45 minutes out the North Klondike Highway to Lake Laberge where we change to a boat for the 5 1/2 mile (9 km) trip across the lake to our wilderness cabins and sled dog kennel. We have a picnic lunch on arrival. After lunch, we take an afternoon hike with some of our sled dogs in the spectacular area overlooking the lake. The dogs help out as pack dogs on our backpacking trip, but today they will just join us for fun and exercise. In the late afternoon, we return home for a cook-out supper at the lakeshore. Overnight at the home cabins.

Today we put on our backpacks and head out with the dogs to a beautiful secluded lake. The hike takes us along ridge-tops, through forests, and along little lakes. After an initial climb, it is relatively flat most of the way. All together, it usually takes about 3 1/2 hours of walking time to get to our camp, plus lunch and rest stop. Once we arrive at the lake and set up our tents, you may want to take a swim or relax in camp. Or we may take a late afternoon or evening hike (without backpacks) up a hill behind the camp for a wide view over the area that we hiked through.

Our hike takes us through beautiful Yukon scenery back down to the shores of Lake Laberge where we set up camp for the second night. If we are lucky, we may hear wolves, coyotes, or loons as we lie in our sleeping bags. 

Our hike takes us through beautiful Yukon scenery back down to the shores of Lake Laberge where we set up camp for the second night. If we are lucky, we may hear wolves, coyotes, or loons as we lie in our sleeping bags. 

These days are spent based from our home cabins, exploring the spectacular Lake Laberge area by foot, boat, and canoe. You may also want to try a summer dog team ride on wheels (if it is not too hot) one evening.

Payment Details

Deposit and Taxes

  • Pricing does not include 5.00% GST.
  • A 25% deposit is required to hold your reservation.
  • Balance of payment is due 30 days before trip commencement.

CANCELLATION POLICY & DETAILS
Deposit non-refundable. Balance due 30 days prior to the trip and non-refundable but transferrable to another date.