Beck's Kennels has been
hosting visitors in Yellowknife since 1989.
Based on this extensive experience, we offer flawlessly coordinated,
quality tourism products with friendly, professional service in both
English and Japanese.
Beck's Kennels is one of the largest professional sled dog kennels in Canada.
Over 150 happy, healthy huskies live at Beck's Kennels which is located
in the capetal city of the Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, home
of the Diavik 150 Canadian Campionship Dog Derby.
If you are looking for
adventure along with a pristine wilderness tours,
Beck's Kennels is the place for you.
You will have a chance to
meet with World Champion Dog Musher, Grant Beck.
Grant has a truly remarkable racing career including racing throughout the Pyrenees
Mountains in Spain, The French, Swiss and Italian Alps, and of course throughout
The capital of Canada's Northwest
Territories, Yellowknife is located directly under the Aurora Oval, .
a narrow band encircling the polar reaches of the globe in which the mysterious green light of
the Aurora Borealis are at their most brilliant. Coupled with its clear cold nights,this favorable
geographic location makes
strategically located a few kilometers out of town and far from any
our guests experience dramatically across the night sky. The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights,
are actually giant electrical storms formed by solar flares from the sun reacting with the earth's magnetic field.
Although they are usually about 100-500 kilometers above the earth's upper atmosphere,
up here in
Located on the northern shores of
along east-west lines,
From the 1700s until well into this century, the historic fur trade dominated the economy of
discovery of gold in the early 1930s, prospectors and miners began settling the town, and mining has remained the town's
major industry to this day. The two gold mines started in the 30s are now closed, and
mine is now in operation north of the city.