Alpine Lodge back as Official Alaska Hotel of the Yukon

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Staff, volunteers and supporters of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race can once again rely on the warm comfort of the Alpine Lodge when they reach the finish line of the 2013 race in Fairbanks.

The Alpine Lodge is back as the Official Alaska Hotel of the Yukon Quest. The three-star hotel is located about ¼ mile away from the Fairbanks International Airport. As the official Alaska hotel for the 2013 Yukon Quest, all race officials and veterinarians will stay at Alpine Lodge when in Fairbanks.

“Alpine Lodge has been a fantastic partner over the past five years and we are so pleased to have them back as the Official Alaska Hotel,” said Marti Steury, Yukon Quest Executive Director – Alaska. “Volunteers, fans or family members looking for accommodations in Fairbanks can count on the Alpine Lodge to provide everything they need. Their continued support helps make the race possible.”

“We are excited to once again partner with the Yukon Quest,” said Jymi Sickles, Operations Manager for Alpine Lodge. “The race is extremely important to our community in Fairbanks and the comfort of everyone involved in the race is important to us. We look forward to welcoming all mushers, officials, volunteers and fans of the 2013 race.”

Alpine Lodge will also offer a special Yukon Quest rate of $69 US per night. Mushers, support teams, volunteers and fans can request the special rate when booking accommodation in Fairbanks.