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Sky High Wilderness Ranch

2061 Fish Lake Rd, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 6R4 Canada
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Some folks treasure gold - we treasure adventure! We've Staked our claim in the Coastal Mountains of Southern Yukon and the beauty of our our untouched landscapes, our cozy cabins and wilderness adventures outrank any gold you will find in the Yukon's creeks!! We offer a traditional Yukon Lodge and cabin rentals as well as lifestyle tours where our visitors have the opportunity to experience life as a Yukon Musher or Cowboy! We have hourly, daily & multi-day tours of 3, 4, 7, 10 or 14 days, hiking packages and more! And in winter we offer half day to multi day dog sled adventures! Strike it rich at Sky High Wilderness Ranch Year round!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Horseback riding
Walking tours
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Lake View
Languages Spoken
English, French
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bfrank92 wrote a review 07 Jan
Bogota, Colombia8 contributions
My girlfriend and I had an amazing time during our 4 day "taste of mushing" tour at Sky High Wilderness. Jocelyn provided excellent communication and answered all of our questions during the weeks leading up to our trip. Our guide, Elaine, was an excellent teacher and cook. We loved the overall flexibility and personalization of our trip - everything was catered to how long we wanted to go sledding, where we wanted to go, etc. Overall this is an incredibly authentic experience that I would highly recommend to anyone looking for an adventure and willing to get outside their comfort zone for a few days!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Jen h wrote a review Dec 2021
Oxford, United Kingdom17 contributions3 helpful votes
I did the half day dog sledding experience and it was everything and more than what I expected! Our guide was Christina (hopefully I spelt that right!) and she was amazing. I was extremely nervous at the start, but the staff were very comforting and reassuring that you were going to be okay! The scenery throughout was breathtaking, the dogs were so energetic and I couldn’t understand how they weren’t tired at the end haha! I HIGHLY recommend this, the price is a bargain and I will 100% be telling my friends and family to book with Sky High! Thanks again for making dreams come true for this Australian girl, it was an experience I’ll never ever forget. Jen
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Jocelyne Leblanc, General Manager at Sky High Wilderness Ranch
Responded 13 Dec 2021
Thank you Jennifer, I am happy you had a great experience. Have a great holidays and Happy New Year :-)
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AnDunn wrote a review Mar 2020
27 contributions18 helpful votes
What a wonderful time we had!! We used them for snowmobiling; we had a blast! The guides were awesome & very attentive! I highly recommend them! They provide all necessary clothing as them temps were quite cold that day; all you need to do is show up & be ready to have some fun!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
KarenG wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
I can't say enough about Sky High, and everyone that works there, including all of the amazingly sweet dogs! Our guide Paul was super knowledgeable, really kind and loves his dogs SO much. All dogs are treated so well, and are well loved, including the lovely retired ones that roam the property enjoying their days of leisure. The trails were beautiful, scenery stunning and dogsled instruction from Paul was thorough, which made for a fantastic day in the wilderness! We will be back for SURE, but next time, we'll book more than a half day! SO glad we chose Sky High, and only wish we had spent more time there.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Ian S wrote a review Feb 2020
North Vancouver, Canada44 contributions43 helpful votes
First of all, this is NOT dog-sledding (where you show up, jump on a sled behind a bunch of dogs and go around a circuit for an hour or two). You will get to know your dogs (in my case - Pickles, Copper, Lobo, George and Lucy), you will shovel snow around their kennels, pick-up pooh, harness them up, and monitor their progress on the trails. At the end of an exhausting day of sledding you will return, thank them all with a warm hug, unharness them, feed them and get them back to their homes. Day 2, repeat, but with tired arms,shoulders and legs! Elaine was our host for our four days of adventure and she is truly a world-class guide, cook and dog musher who loves what she does. She also has the most infectious laugh, which we will always remember! Photos don't do the vastness of the area the justice it deserves. It is truly an immense area to explore. Joceyln and Gary did a wonderful job of making sure all the logistics were looked after - from pick-up to drop off we always felt that they were concerned with how well everyone was doing. We also spent time with Paul, one of the other guides who had some great stories and did a pretty good job of cooking! My wife and I can't say enough good things about our experience with Sky High Wilderness Ranch. That said, it's not for everyone - you'd better be ready for a full day of fun and exertion. Rent proper clothes - either from the ranch or elsewhere, so that you're fully prepared for the elements.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Trudy B, Manager at Sky High Wilderness Ranch
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us—and we agree, Elaine is truly an amazing musher to have on our team! We count ourselves lucky for customers like you. We look forward to working with you again in the future!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sky High Wilderness Ranch
What are some of the property amenities at Sky High Wilderness Ranch?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, shuttle bus service, and fishing.
Which room amenities are available at Sky High Wilderness Ranch?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, an oven, and a stovetop.
Is parking available at Sky High Wilderness Ranch?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Sky High Wilderness Ranch have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sky High Wilderness Ranch offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sky High Wilderness Ranch?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Sky High Wilderness Ranch?
Many travellers enjoy visiting S.S. Klondike (12.2 km).
Does Sky High Wilderness Ranch have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.