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ELY, MINNESOTA

Overnight Dogsledding Adventure: Visit a Wilderness Yurt By Dog Team

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Program #7953RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Experience the wild beauty of Northern Minnesota as you embark on an overnight trip to a remote lakeside yurt and thrill in three days of dogsledding and two days of skiing, snowshoeing, and other activities. Feel a dog team's strength and share in their enthusiasm as you learn to harness dogs and navigate a team through the spectacular north country wilderness.


Highlights

• Get expert instruction on dogsledding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing, and join a naturalist for lessons on the plants and animals that call Minnesota their home.
• Observe the dynamics of a wolf pack at the International Wolf Center during prime viewing season, and listen for howls of wild wolves.
• Spend a night in a Mongolian-style yurt, insulated and heated to keep you comfortable in the quiet wilderness.

Program Notes

Prefer more time snowshoeing and skiing to dogsledding? See similar program #7933.

Activity Notes

Snowshoeing up to four miles, skiing up to seven miles, dogsledding up to 20 miles — subject to weather, fitness.

Coordinated by Vermilion Community College.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences

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5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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