Iditarod Wilderness

This trip is designed to introduce you to the Iditarod, “The Last Great Race on Earth”. Extending for over 1,049 miles through some of the roughest and toughest country in North America, mushers and their dog teams race from Anchorage to Nome, facing bitter cold, fierce winds, and long, lonely hours of darkness. Being a spectator to the race is unforgettable, and though you can’t experience all of it, you’ll get a great taste of the excitement as you learn about its history, how to raise championship dogs, and how to drive your own team—then watch as the pros cross the start line. As the renowned Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Winter Carnival now coincides with the Iditarod festivities, you can savor two great Alaskan wintertime traditions in one visit!


  • Accommodations at ski plane-accessible only Winterlake Lodge and timeless Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.
  • Trip of a lifetime in remote and remarkable Finger Lake, including personalized wilderness adventures hand-crafted to suit your interests, fitness level, and preferences.
  • Meeting famed Iditarod artist, Jon Van Zyle and his friendly huskies, including a private studio tour.

The Route


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