A one-of-a-kind adventure From $1995 Person + $995 per additional adult! Brent Sass – Iditarod & Yukon Quest Musher – invites you to join him at the historic Salter Homestead – home of Wild and Free Mushing! Your tour begins with a scenic flight northwest of Fairbanks to a remote village. After reaching the homestead – eight miles off the road by car (or in the winter – dog sled!) – you’ll be treated to three days of exciting, All Alaskan adventure! Join Brent for a run with the dogs and learn to drive your own team of Alaskan Huskies! Make the trek to a remote, natural hot spring and soak in 104-degree water. Try your hand panning for gold under the midnight sun in the historic Eureka mining area. Experience life on an off-grid gold mining and dog mushing homestead in Alaska – a unique trip that you’ll never forget!
- 5 Day Tour from Fairbanks – From $1995 + $995 per additional adult.
- 9 Day Tour from Anchorage includes Denali National Park and Fairbanks – From $2995 Person + $995 per additional adult.
A glimpse into the life of Brent Sass and the dogs of Wild and Free Mushing in Eureka, Alaska
Also, check out our blog for Brent Sass’s Top 5 Yukon Quest Moments!
TRIP STYLE: Wilderness Homestead Experience
LENGTH: 9 Days (from Anchorage) or 5 Days (from Fairbanks
COUNTRIES VISITED: USA
TRANSPORTATION: Small commercial passenger plane, automobile, Dog Sled/Dog Cart(Seasonal), All Terrain Vehicle or Snowmachine (Seasonal)
ACCOMMODATIONS: Summer: Extra Large Luxury Canvas Wall Tents with Queen Beds, Table and Chairs. Winter: Rustic Cabin with electricity. Access to rustic facilities at homestead: heated running water showers and sinks.
COMFORT ZONE: Summer: Deluxe camping accommodations at rustic, remote homestead. Summer tours can be hot and buggy. Winter: Rustic cabin accommodations at working, professional dog kennel. Winter tours can see low temperatures and long nights. We will provide all visitors with a packing list and provide specialized winter gear for outdoor trips.
- Private canvas wall tent
- Furnishings including Queen Size Bed
- Provided linens designed for comfort in the North
- Ergonomic camp furniture
- Hot Showers
- Gourmet camp meals featuring local foods prepared daily
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Moderate to Good Fitness Level. All activities are voluntary and at the discretion of the traveler. THose with a good level of personal fitness and an adventurous spirit will get the most out of this trip, although we can plan an amazing tour for folks of all abilities.
There will be several opportunities for serious physical exertion for those so inclined. Longer, more challenging wilderness excursions can be arranged.