The Tanana Athabaskan village of Minto is located on wooded bluffs
above the Tolovana River at the northern edge of the Minto flats with a
spectacular, wide-open view to the south – a large complex of lakes and
connecting waterways, numerous islands of birch and spruce, and in the
distance, the spectacular Alaska Mountain Range, including the highest
peak in North America, Denali.
Minto has about 150 residents, most of whom are Tanana Athabaskans. The village is unusual in that it has year-round road access and residents can easily make the trip to Fairbanks. Although the tools have changed with the modern world, life for most residents still follows the ancient rhythms of the seasons: waterfowl hunting in spring, salmon fishing in summer, moose hunting and berry picking in fall, trapping and ice fishing in winter.
A guided one-day visit to the village of Minto, Alaska by air and land.
> Take a 40 minute flight from Fairbanks in a twin-engine
> 9 passenger aircraft over the Yukon-Tanana Uplands and Minto Flats to the village of Minto.
> Meet your friendly, informative guide and tour the village of Minto. See how the residents of this vibrant Tanana Athabaskan community blend modern technology and traditional lifeways.
> Participate in a variety of (optional) winter activities.
> Lunch included while in Minto.
> Immerse yourself in the spectacular beauty of Alaska in winter.
> Ground tour on the Elliott Highway back to Fairbanks while learning about Interior Alaska from your knowledgeable guide.
Available Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays September 22, 2017 - April 21, 2018
Departs Fairbanks at 9:30 am; returns between 6:00 and 7:00 pm.
2016-2017 Rate: $129 (PEAK $149) / person
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PEAK November 20 – 26, 2017 / December 21 – 31, 2017 / February 16 - March 31, 2018
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