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Skidoo Tour Tootsie Mountain

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
Destination(s): Yukon  
Specialty Categories: Snowmobiling  
Season: December - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2.7 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2.7 US Dollar (USD)

This Tour is offered by Bar None Adventure, who welcomes you to the ultimate winter experience! Our snowmobile journey takes us deep into the heart of the Cassiar Mountains, boasting a 450 km trail system. We journey alone, through the wilderness, encountering no other riders. Traverse river valleys, climb through mountain passes and peak atop mountains at 2300 m elev. offering unforgettably spectacular panoramas. Travel through three distinct eco-systems as we leave the Yukon and venture into BC. These remote and exotic locales are made hospitable by your personal guide, Norman Kuus, who has 30 years wilderness experience. Norm is ready to share with you an unforgettable skidoo experience with virgin powder!

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Saturday - Arrival in Whitehorse

Your (preferably a.m.) flight will be met by your guide. Visit Yukon’s Capitol, Whitehorse, with time allotted for last minute shopping. Lunch and we’re off, traveling the historic and scenic Alaska Highway. At Milepost 701, Rancheria River (340 km from Whitehorse) we leave the Alcan Highway. Change into your winter expedition clothing. We fire up our machines and ride the Old Silver Tip Trail. Arrive at Tootsee River Base Camp, nestled deep in the majestic Cassiar Mountains of British Columbia. Move into your new wilderness home, a cozy Cabin for 4 people or a personal Prospector Wall Tent for 2 people with polished wood floors, wood stove, propane lights and washing facilities. Dinner is served. Enjoy the snugness of your bedroll!

Day 2: Sunday – Tootsee River Base Camp

Norm will prepare his famed breakfast and teach you more advanced skidoo skills, so you can safely enjoy the upcoming days. Adventure will take us above the tree line, High Mark Mountain, peaking at 2100 m. elevation. Continually rising trail, unfolds spectacular new vistas at each switchback. Our final climb brings us to a breathtaking view. Surrounded by the rugged Cassiar Mountains and magic boreal forests, we descend the steep terrain, of Eagle’s Gorge. A continuing descent returns us to Base Camp for hot showers and dinner.

Day 3: Monday – Tootsee River Base Camp

With your newly achieved skills, we take off on an expedition along the frozen, Tootsee River. Traveling, we encounter a double river crossing with an awesome view of the Granite Canyon. Lunch. The trail guides us to remote Tootsee Lake Camp. Deeper in the Cassiar Mountains. Camp, nestled on the shores, provides spectacular Aurora Borealis viewing. After cutting some firewood and settling into our comfortable Prospector Wall Tents (2 people per tent with wood floors, wood stoves, washing facilities and propane lights) at the base of Sheep Mountain. A trapper’s dinner over an open fire.

Day 4: Tuesday – Tootsee Lake Camp

The sun finds its way through the valley, tend your machine and camp. Cruise the lake, enjoying open terrain. Fish for, Lake Trout or Arctic Grayling? Overnight at Tootsee Lake Camp with dinner in the Native Tradition, accompanied by our daily catch? What a day!

Day 5: Wednesday – Tootsee Lake Camp

We tidy up camp to ensure that no wildlife will be attracted. Depart Tootsee Lake via Prospector Trail. A fabulous ride along the Tootsie River Valley. Experience enchanting canyon views! Lunch and awesome photo opportunities, continuing to overnight Tootsee River Base Camp.

Day 6: Thursday – Tootsee River Base Camp

An early breakfast, and we scout possible locations to capture wildlife, raw and untamed, on film (moose, lynx, wolverine, caribou and ptarmigan). This adventure takes us back into the Yukon and down into Rancheria River Valley, after 25km, we climb once again, to an unnamed mountain top, viewing the ravaged burn of the massive 50’s forest fire. Sighting our goal, we tackle the descent of “Billy Goat Gruffs’ Trail” to spectacular Shilskiy Lake.

Day 7: Friday – Teslin, Whitehorse

Morning! Our last ride, we power up and surge confidently, challenging the return to Milepost 701. To Whitehorse! Your hotel. Thank you for letting me share Bar None Adventure with you.

Day 8: Saturday – Return Flight

After breakfast (on your own) the hotel van will bring you to the Airport. If you choose the afternoon flight, you will have more time to explore the City of Whitehorse.

Please Notice:

Constant maintenance of camps, trails and snow machines ensure you a safe exhilarating and enjoyable adventure! Circumstances such as weather conditions, unexpected illness or injury of guide or participants may require a change of itinerary. There are always possibilities of unforeseen hazards such as overflow, fallen trees and encounters with wildlife along the trail. The safety of our guests takes precedence and all decisions made by your guide will be considered final. Participants will be required to sign a Liability Waiver prior to departure. Participants need not have any special skills or above average physical abilities. Exclusive: Your group is the only group booked during your visit ensuring you of a quality and personalized wilderness adventure. Achieve personal confidence as part of the expedition’s team. Safety, comfort and fine cuisine are incorporated into all aspects of your adventure.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Included:

- All transfers and accommodations;
- All meals at Bar None Adventure, Snacks and Refreshments always available;
- Personal skidoo with fuel, helmet and snowshoes. Fishing tackle and License;
- Personal Guide for duration of your Adventure Tour.

Not Included:

- Rental of Northern Outfitters Boots, Parkas, Pants, Sleeping Bags, $ 25 per item, Mitts $ 10;
- Meals in restaurants (Evening day 7 and Morning Day 8);
- Airfare to Whitehorse and items of a personal nature.

About This Supplier
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