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Will Forsberg

Will Forsberg

Born in Lakehurst, New Jersey, Will Forsberg came to Alaska in 1974 and settled in Healy, Alaska where he became interested in sled dogs. In 1980, he got involved with Denali Dog Tours, a business operated by Dennis Kogl that took visitors out on dogteam trips and freighted supplies to mountain climbing groups on Denali. Because of a Park Service ban on motorized access, dog transportation is the primary way climbers using northern routes acquire their supplies. Eventually, Will took over management of the business. Will and his wife, Linda, live in Healy, but have a camp on the Kantishna River where they stay in the fall until after freeze-up, at which time they return to Healy and train dogs until spring when they begin freighting supplies for climbers. Will Forsberg passed away in 2022. For more information about Will Forsberg, see his obituary in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper.

Date of Birth:
Jan 2, 1951
Date of Death:
Jun 12, 2022
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