During your backcountry trip we head from McGrath to Nikolai following the Iditarod Trail and the Kuskokwim river. Experience winter camping, meet with the native community and fly back to McGrath.

  • Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
  • Dates: December – April depending on weather conditions
  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Rate: $690.00 USD / person
  • Group size: 2 to 8 persons
  • Choice of equipment: backcountry skis or fat-bike
  • Gear needed: warm clothes, sport clothes, sleeping bag to -20° F
Welcome to Nikolai, Iditarod, Alaska
Welcome to Nikolai, Iditarod, Alaska

Day 1: McGrath to Compound (16 miles)

Day 2: Compound to Guitar Lake (16 miles)

Day 3: Guitar Lake to Nikolai (16 miles)

Day 4: Visit Nikolai community

Day 5: Fly back to McGrath