4 Reasons to Visit the Anchorage Fur Rondy

Fur Hats, Man!

77 years steeped in tradition, the Anchorage Fur Rondy definitely feels like a step back in time, aptly described as “Alaska’s frontier spirit” it’s both captivating and an educational glimpse into the Alaskan past.

4 Reasons to Visit the Anchorage Fur Rondy

As long as you can handle the cold the Anchorage Fur Rondy is cram-packed with random adventure. Like any good weekend event, there’s no way to do it all. So I printed off my list and away I went- hitting up the pieces that caught my eye.

1. Sled Dog Races

Dog Sledding Races
Dog Sledding
The Dog Sled Races began in 1946. These dogs race at twice the speed as the dogs on the Iditarod Trail, typically taking about 90 minutes to complete the shortened trail.

Blanket Toss
Blanket Toss
Blanket Tossing Fun

Snow Sculptures
Just a Face
Snow Sculpture Bear
Compressed snow gets crafted into a wide variety, from cat faces to polar bears to trains.

Fur Auction

As you might expect from an event named the “Fur Rendezvous” there was quite a bit of fur to be seen- culminating with the Fur Auction.
Fur Auction

Anchorage, Alaska Travel tips with 4 reasons to visit  the Fur Rondy in February

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