Availability: Mar – Nov
Rates:$570.00 – per person inc. hel$550.00 – per person (10 and under) inc. hel
In this unique journey, we combine the traditional thrill of dog sledding with the aerial views of a Hatcher Pass helicopter tour. Engage with the Alaskan huskies as they guide you through the stunning landscapes of Alaska, experiencing the wilderness like a true musher. But the adventure doesn’t end there.
Soar above the snow-capped peaks of the Talkeetna Mountains in our Hatcher Pass Helicopter Tour, encapsulating an awe-inspiring view of Alaska that is truly unforgettable. Uncover the untouched beauty of Alaska from a perspective that very few get to experience.
Our journey begins on land, with a dog sled adventure guided by our family of Alaskan huskies. Navigate through the wilderness through Alaska’s beautiful terrain, during summer or fall, depending on your preference.
Once we’ve explored the Alaskan wilderness on the ground, we take to the skies. Boarding the Heli Alaska Robinson R44, fly through the Talkeetna Mountains, up Dogsled Pass and onto the historic Independence Mine State Park. Witness jagged peaks, the Little Susitna River, Summit Lake, and even the 1956 U.S. Air Force KB-29 wreckage on Bald Mountain Ridge.
This tour consists of a 2-hour dog sled ride followed by a 1-hour helicopter ride through the Talkeetna mountains, with a 20-minute ridgetop landing. We provide all necessary gear and equipment.
If you are a single participant, please call to book.Departs Daily: 10am
Available: December – March (dependent on seasonal weather)
Ages: 4+ minors with a parent or legal guardian.
Dog Sledding: If anyone in your party is uncomfortable around dogs let us know so we can make it a successful experience.Ice Fishing: Fishing license not included please purchase separately here.
This tour combines a dog sledding adventure and a helicopter tour of Hatcher Pass. It offers a unique blend of ground and aerial exploration of the Alaskan wilderness.
The tour is available from March to November.
The exact duration of the tour can vary, but typically it lasts for several hours, combining both the dog sledding and the helicopter tour..
Yes, you can. If you’re alone, please call to book.
The dog sledding part of the tour involves an adventure through the woods and hills of Alaska. You’ll be led by a team of our friendly and well-trained Alaskan huskies.
The Hatcher Pass Helicopter tour offers a flight through the Talkeetna Mountains, around Dogsled Pass, and over Independence Mine State Park. Highlights include a view of the 1956 U.S. Air Force wreckage and a 20-minute ridgetop landing.
Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Layers are recommended, and sturdy shoes are a must.
Yes, this tour can be enjoyed by guests of all ages. However, keep in mind the length of the tour and varying weather conditions when considering for young children.
Yes, you’re welcome to take photos during the tour. In fact, we encourage it! There will be many memorable sights along the way.
No, you don’t need any prior experience. Our trained guides will ensure your comfort and safety throughout both parts of the tour.
In the event of bad weather, we may have to reschedule the tour for safety reasons. We closely monitor weather conditions and will communicate with you in such cases.
You can book the tour online through our website, or give us a call for any additional questions and information.
Preparing for the Dog Sledding and Hatcher Pass Helicopter Combo Tour requires some research and readiness. To get a sense of the breathtaking scenery you will be experiencing, visit Alaska.org’s guide on Hatcher Pass. It provides detailed information about the area’s landscape, history, and wildlife.
For detailed weather forecasts to help you dress appropriately for the adventure, check Weather.com’s Alaska forecasts. You can laearn more about the sport and spirit of dog sledding from the International Federation of Sleddog Sports. And to enhance your understanding of the helicopter portion of the tour, the FAA’s Helicopter Safety page provides valuable insights. With these resources, you’re well-equipped to make the most of your unique Alaskan adventure.
Join us on a once in a lifetime Alaska adventure with Snowhook Adventure Guides of Alaska. We’ll take you to places most people never get to see on dog sleds, helicopters, snowmobiles or ATVs.
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