Admire breathtaking scenery on a journey along the world-famous White Pass & Yukon Railroad, plus meet one of the youngest aspiring Iditarod mushers at his dog sled camp. Matt Hayashida is building a dogsled team at his camp to compete in Alaskan races with hopes of a return to the famed Iditarod race. Meet this musher and his team. One of the puppies at the camp could be the next "lead dog" for Alaska's great race. Travel to White Pass’ summit in an 1898 vintage railcar along the narrow gauge railway. On a guided coach ride, stop for photos at scenic Tormented Valley and Pitchfork Falls. Then enjoy a live racing demo with sledding dogs — your visit helps fund this musher's training for Iditarod qualifying races.
• White Pass & Yukon Railroad: Admire breathtaking wilderness scenery while on an unforgettable journey along the world-famous narrow gauge railway.
• Scenic Drive: Travel by coach alongside an informative guide, complete with photo stops at Tormented Valley and Pitchfork Falls.
• Dog Sled Camp: Meet an Idatarod musher and their racing dogs, who present a historic overview and live sledding demo.
• Iditarod Sponsorship: Your visit helps fund this aspiring Iditarod racer, Matt Hayashida, to compete in local Alaska races in hopes to qualify for a future Iditarod competition.
• THIS TOUR IS OPERATED BY A TOUR OPERATOR THAT HAS BEEN THIRD-PARTY VERIFIED TO AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD.
What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection
What To Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes
• Wind/water resistant jacket
• Warm clothes
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
• Due to climatic changes, no guarantee is given for the views available at any given time.
• Since this excursion crosses the US/Canadian border, all participants are required to carry their passport and/or visa if required.
• Written consent is required for children traveling into Canada without both parents.
• A portion of the profits from this tour help Matt Hayashida, an aspiring Iditarod musher and Gold Rush Sled dog handler as he trains for Iditarod qualifying races.