North of 60 is a partnership of cousins who want to keep the cultural traditions and teachings passed on by their grandparents. North of 60 is a young, fun approach to the outdoors while respecting traditional teachings and survival in this cold subarctic environment. Enjoy dog sledding and aurora viewing (northern lights).
Experience a dog sled ride with our lead guide Wynter McQueen. Wynter has been a dog sled guide for several years, she is a competitive dog sled racer and a compassionate kennel manager. Join her for your northern traditional dog sledding experience or aurora viewing (northern lights) by dog sled today!
Photo Credit: Fran Hurcomb/Canadian Championship Dog Derby
1 hour package tour. 2 ppl min. Transportation to and from Yellowknife included. Team up the dogs for a dog sledding adventure by heading out on the frozen lake for a 1/2 hour dog-ride along a secluded and well maintained dog trail. End the tour at the heated teepee or trapper's camp with hot beverages and bannock.
4 hour package tour, 4 ppl min. In the comfort of a heated 15 passenger bus drive over the winter roads in comfort to view the northern lights. Includes multiple stops for aurora viewing with time for photographing the northern lights.
2 1/2 hour package tour, 2 ppl min. Transportation to and from Yellowknife included.
Enjoy aurora viewing in traditional style at our North of 60's secluded camp 10 minutes outside the city limits. Dog sledding under the stars and the wonderous northern lights. Arrive back at our heated teepee or trapper's camp for hot beverages, bannock and more pictures
15-passenger limousine bus rental service available for birthday parties, weddings, graduations and other special occasions. Complete with interior color-changing lighting, excellent sound system and room for entertaining. $200/first hour, $150/every additional hour.
Children's birthday rental packages complete with drinks and snacks. $150/first hour and $100/additional hours.
45 Minute tour. 2ppl. min. On this tour you will learn about dog mushing , meet the dogs, you will enjoy a 25 minute ride in a traditional toboggan with a musher guiding you through the well maintained trail. Any of our guides would be more than happy to take your photos.
2ppl min. View the Auroras from our secluded trapper's camp, with the comforts of a large heated canvass tent or teepee enjoying fresh bannock and hot beverages. Transportation to and from Yellowknife included
Coming Winter 2020
2 ppl min. Transport to and from Yellowknife included. Team up your own dogs and take to the trails as a dog musher. Ride privately with your dogs around a smooth well established 1/2 hour trail. Guests will follow one another with a guide on snowmobile for assistance.
Coming Winter 2020
2 ppl min. Transport to and from Yellowknife included. This tour is made specially in honour of Danny McQueen, grandfather, skilled hunter, trapper and champion dog sled racer. This unique heritage trail is an outdoor museum that can be viewed by walking the camp trails.
Note: it is the responsibility of all guests to dress appropriately for the weather conditions. We do not provide winter clothing rental, please ask us for winter clothing rental options in Yellowknife to make your tour experience enjoyable.
For Aurora Party Bus Rentals:
- $50 deposit is due at time of booking
- non refundable if cancelled within 48 hours of rental
- full payment due 24 hours before rental
For all Tours:
- payment is due in full at time of booking.
- any cancellations must be in writing (by email).
- 3 day notice (72 hours) for cancellation results in 85% refund
- 1 day notice (24 hours) for cancellation results in 50% refund
- less than one day (24 hour) notice not refundable.