Chasing the Northern Lights, Fairbanks, Alaska

Sierra Club Outings Trip | Lodge, Snow

The Aurora Borealis, wavy green curtains of light in the sky, watched by three participants.
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Highlights

  • Search for the northern lights in the Arctic Circle
  • Hiking, dog sled trip, and soaks in natural hot springs
  • Experience the famous World Ice Art Championships

Includes

  • Luxury lodging in shared sleeping quarters
  • On-trip transportation
  • Entrance and activity fees

Overview

Itinerary

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Staff

Leader:
John Kolman
Co-Leader:

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This trip is in: United States, Alaska

Photos

  • Four smiling people posing in front of a view of the Aurora Borealis.
  • Snow topped evergreen trees.
  • An oil pipeline runs over snowy ground brightly lit by the sun.
  • Six smiling skiers.
  • A team of eight hitched sled dogs on a snowy trail.
  • Two people pet a sled dog.
  • Two smiling people in a steaming hot spring.
  • Sculpture of two bears standing on decorated plinths, the entire thing made out of ice.
  • Two smiling people poke their faces through the holes in massive ice sculptures of snowflakes.