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Winter Package

THE ALPINE AURORA WINTER PACKAGE!  (October 1st to May 14th)

10 days:  $9950 per person.

7 days:  $7150 per person.

5 days:  $5450 per person.

We will do Aurora Borealis Viewing every night!  Bring a camera!

Always ask about Military, Senior, and Kid discounts!  We’ll work with you, as we don’t want you to miss out on your Alaskan vacation!

On a budget?  Let us know and we’ll see what we can do!

Day 1  Friday:  Arrive Anchorage.  We put you up in a fine Alaskan hotel or B&B.  We’ll make time for shopping and sightseeing while you are there, before heading to the remote Alaskan Wilderness!

Day 2  Saturday:  Ride the famous Alaskan Railroad in VIP Status! for 8 hours from Anchorage.  We’ll pick you up at Denali National Park train station!  Cantwell where we will have a Jeep on tracks waiting for you!  Travel time is approximately 4 hours from Cantwell to Alpine Creek Lodge down the unplowed Denali Highway.  Might take longer, as you’ll want to take a lot of pictures!

Day 3  Sunday:   Enjoy a hearty breakfast and get ready to go riding!  We’ll start out with the Hatchet Lake and Bob Fish Lake trails!  This is a great ride, with all wildlife except bears possible to see!  The bears are sleeping!  All your gear and snow machines are included.

Day 4 Monday:  Trail ride!  We will spend the day riding East toward Paxson!  Highway is groomed!  Watch for caribou and moose, and always keep your eyes peeled for the Wiley Wolf!

Day 5 Tuesday:  Mountain ride.  Can be as technical or as non-technical as you want.  We will travel up Valdez Creek!  The old mining district is began in 1903 when gold was discovered!  The town boomed to 20,000 people in short order!  The only thing remaining is the federal post office!

Day 6 Wednesday:  A day of snowshoeing and cross country skiing! (let us know your shoe size early! Travel like the original explorers of Alaska did!

Day 7  Thursday:   Depending on weather conditions, we will ride up to the glaciers at the headwater of the Susitna River and/or the glaciers at the headwaters of the Maclaren River.

Day 8 Friday:  A day spent doing some ice fishing or sightseeing!  We will travel to Snodgrass Lake, Roosevelt Lake or other lakes in the area!

Day 9 Saturday:   We will ride out to Cantwell on a night ride.  Aurora viewings possible!  You will stay at the Backwoods Lodge.

Day 10  Sunday:  We’ll wake up to breakfast as a local restaurant in Cantwell!  Then, we’ll make the 6 hour drive to Anchorage with views of Mt McKinley possible! Great scenic drive!

This is all inclusive.  You will only be responsible for getting to and from Anchorage from your home city.  You will stay in our second floor private suites with amazing views!  Suites have queen beds in them, with the ability to put an additional bed in the rooms if needed.

Note that weather conditions, spring and fall, may have to be adjusted each year.  Mid April through late May can bring some interesting weather and conditions.  Late September to late October may have issues as well.  We can always get you in, but we’ll have to decide whether your riding snow machines or ATV’s!

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Activities

Activities that can be chosen during your stay are:

  • Snowmachine/Snowmoblie Tours
  • Ice Fishing for Lake Trout and Burbot
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Photography

All of our packages are custom made for each guest.  Some other activities we can add to the itinerary for an extra price are but not limited to:

  • Chena Hot Springs
  • North Pole to visit Santa
  • Train ride from Anchorage to Fairbanks (limited days of the week)
  • Have local Dog Musher meet you at the lodge and do a tour on Dog Sled

This is all inclusive.  You will only be responsible for getting to and from Anchorage from your home city.  You will stay in our second floor private suites with amazing views!  Suites have queen beds in them, with the ability to put an additional bed in the rooms if needed.  Each suite has their own private bathroom across the hall from the room.

Backcountry Warriors
The Denali Highway, and Alpine Creek Lodge. As the owner of Backcountry Warriors, I can tell you those words make my heart skip a beat every time I hear them. The people that I have brought out to this amazing place leave with memories that will last for a lifetime. Doing tours on the Denali highway is adventure enough but to have this lodge right in the middle of it just makes the experience all the more enjoyable. No finer people on the planet than Claude and Jennifer Bondy who own the lodge, and the world would be a whole lot better place if there were more people just like them.

Kevin Monson
Backcountry Warriors

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