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Sky High Wilderness Ranch

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Overview

Some Folks Treasure Gold - We Treasure our Huskies!
For an authentic, hands on "Adventure of a lifetime" Sky High Wilderness Ranch is the place to be! We've staked our claim in the Coastal Mountains of Southern Yukon where the value of our landscapes would outrank any nuggets you will ever find in the Yukon's creeks. At Sky High we know our real riches lay not only in our landscapes but in the companionship of our 4 legged friends - Husky antics, loving licks, puppy cuddles, happy neighs and devoted loyalty is a bond not just any prospector can buy. We offer a traditional Yukon lifestyle where our visitors have the opportunity to experience life as a Yukon Musher or Cowboy - strike it rich at Sky High Wilderness Ranch year-round!

Adventures: one hour to multi day

Why Choose Us

  • Authentic lifestyle tours
  • "Off the grid" wilderness lodge, cabins, yurts
  • All-inclusive wilderness adventures by dogsled & horseback
  • On the doorstep to the wilderness – set in the coastal mountains of Southern Yukon next to Fish Lake
  • Famous for our old fashioned, personalized customer service

Details

Activities
Dog Sledding, Horseback Riding, Northern Lights, Cabins
Languages
English, French

Testimonials

ONE OF THE BEST WEEKS I’VE EVER HAD

Jen

I did the seven-day dogsledding trip with Sky High. It was absolutely amazing. The location just out of Whitehorse is very convenient, the staff are fantastic and the experience is something most of us only dream of. Our guides on the sled trails varied throughout the week which was actually a great thing. While they are all incredible everyone has a different teaching style and you find that you pick up tiny little things from each instructor during your stay. The lodge is really nice and the best part is that you are completely Off The Grid. NO Wi-Fi, no power, it's great. Jocelyn will take cameras and camera phones on a nightly basis to charge if required but unless you are using your phone as your only camera, you may never need to get anything charged. The outhouse is very cool (literally in -30 I imagine) but it is away from the lodge. About 20–30 metres I would say, so plan your evening drinks accordingly. I got up the first night to use the outhouse and the stars were so stunning that every night if I woke up I would get up and head out to the balcony for five minutes of star gazing. What a view. You learn everything you need to about your dogs. How to put them on, take them off, untangle them mid mush, feed them and of course poopa scoop. Its very comprehensive and leaves you feeling that you could actually learn this as a skill if you wanted to stay a fair bit longer. We kind of got thrown in the deep end a bit as they unfortunately had a drastic change in weather and the snow was disappearing fast, but even then you knew you were in good hands. Everything was very safe and there have been very few things that I've done that were that much fun. The staff, the guides, the lodge and the experience were all first rate. Dogsledding isn't for you if you are a bit princess-like though. You need to stay focused, listen, do what you are told (immediately), not care that you are going out to the loo in your long johns (trust me you just do it), love being without Facebook or Instagram for a week, and you need to enjoy good wholesome food. I would have no hesitation in recommending Sky High to anyone and everyone who would like to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

FLEXIBLE AND ACCOMMODATING

Hailey

I went to Sky High Wilderness Ranch for their four-day Hike with Huskies. When my trip date was approaching I was informed that I was the only one who had booked the four-day hike that week. At first, I was a bit worried but I really shouldn't have been! Owner Trudi reached out to me with a fabulous new itinerary which included a day trip to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Hot Springs. My itinerary was adjusted to include two hikes, several horseback rides and the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Hot Springs day trip. A four-day hike would have been great; however, I honestly wouldn't have wanted my trip to go any other way. I would definitely recommend Sky High Wilderness Ranch for a short ride or a week-long trip. The owners and staff are incredible people with awesome stories and the surrounding views are spectacual. The accommodations are perfect with a cozy, rustic feel.

JUST WONDERFUL

Alex

Our family with two children stayed for two weeks at Sky High and really didn't want to leave. The owners are all very welcoming and truly love what they do. The area is beautiful – great for hiking, horseback rides and relaxation. The view over Fish Lake from our cozy cabin was just wonderful. Our four-day horseback ride and hike with huskies tour were breathtaking. Jocelyn is a great cook and keeps a watchful eye to make sure everything is perfect. Loved it!

Our tours

7-Day Husky Adventure
Whitehorse Area

7-Day Husky Adventure

Sky High Wilderness Ranch

Escape into the wilderness with a guide and your very own team of huskies!
Duration
7 Days
Level
Moderate
Dates
December - March
Price
$2717 + GST per person
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4-Day Taste of Mushing
Whitehorse Area

4-Day Taste of Mushing

Sky High Wilderness Ranch

Live the lifestyle of a Yukon musher.
Duration
4 Days
Level
Moderate
Dates
December–March
Price
$1727 + GST per person
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Full Day Hikes with our Companion Huskies
Whitehorse Area

Full Day Hikes with our Companion Huskies

Sky High Wilderness Ranch

Immerse yourself in the richness of the Yukon!
Duration
1 Day
Level
Moderate
Dates
June 15 to September 15
Price
$165 + GST / person
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Half-Day Dogsled
Whitehorse Area

Half-Day Dogsled

Sky High Wilderness Ranch

Drive your very own team of huskies!
Duration
Half day
Level
Moderate
Dates
November–April
Price
$242 + GST / Person
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