Projects of Summer 2018

Not quite sure how it happened so quickly, but this morning was covered in frost in Fairbanks, indicating the end to summer and the grand entrance of winter. Since Alaska is known to have two seasons - winter and construction season - this summer was full of projects like normal. Huge thanks to all summer employees who helped out on the hill, ensuring that the start of Arctic Winter Adventures’ 2018-2019 went without a hitch. Let the northern lights and dog mushing tours begin!

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Mandi SchmittComment
End of Winter

Even though I have been in the dog sledding / Aurora business since 2011, I still sometimes have to wrap my head around on how far we have come. I well remember those days when I was playing outside with cows, chickens and dogs at my grandparents farm in Switzerland, dreaming about going to the bear and the wolves one day. Alaska was the destination I have been dreaming about ever since I’ve seen the first pictures and read my first stories about that magical land. We mushed our dogs with thousands of guests from all over the world, shared laughs on the sleds and were able to communicate our passion about dog mushing and Northern Lights to our clients. Leasing my land from the Borough proved to be a winner yet again and watching our guests scream, cry, hug, dance, jump and just overall get overwhelmed with emotions from the comfort of our yurts put big smiles on all of us.

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Sara LeHoullier