Operate your very own kicksled while being pulled by a true northern husky dog on Yellowknife’s beautiful Back Bay. Daily tours are 1.5 hours in length. They include handling instructions and an introduction to your dogs along with a quick practice on the kicksled. The length of the tour is approximately 45 minutes in scenic Back Bay, which includes a stop at the picturesque ice caves. We finish the tour with a warm beverage in an Old Town log cabin.
A kicksled, or spark (meaning “kick in Norwegian), has a pair of parallel, two-metre long skate blades with a footplate on each blade. Gripping the handlebars, riders scoot along by kicking with one foot, as if on a scooter made for ice. The task of kicking along is made much easier with the assistance of your husky.