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Alaskan Nomad Shelter Yurts from 12 ft. to 50 ft.!

These Alaskan-style yurts by Nomad Shelters vary in size. Have you ever considered a yurt?

They range in sizes from 12 ft. diameter to 50 ft., so you have options. You can even go visit a few at Nomad Shelter, Inc. in Homer, Alaska.

Related: The Mongolian Yurt: A Low Cost Tiny House Alternative

Alaskan Nomad Shelter Yurts from 12 ft. to 50 ft.!

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Related: How to Build Your Own Freedom Yurt Cabin

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Related: Tiny Adirondack Yurt Cabin


  • Duro-last roofing membrane 28 oz polyvinyl cover
  • Lattice: 1″x2″ white spruce with 1/4 inch rivets
  • Insulation for Alaskan winters
  • Skylights available
  • More details
  • Pricing here


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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributing writer for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She is a coffee-loving wannabe homesteader who dreams of becoming self-sufficient in her own tiny home someday. Natalie currently resides in a tiny apartment with her husband, Casey, in Massachusetts.

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  • Avatar Claude January 18, 2017, 3:21 pm

    Yurts are nice, but they are not solid structures, anything falling or high wind could damage the shelter..

    • Avatar Kevin January 19, 2017, 5:32 am

      Modern Yurts typically have modern engineering built in, and should have a snow and wind load rating. Just ask the manufacturer to see if the Yurt complies with local building codes.

      And, relatively speaking, any structure can be damaged by something falling on it or by winds if either those are big and strong enough. Many “normal” houses are damaged by high winds from a Tornado or Hurricane, for example. It is all a matter of degree. 🙂

      • Natalie C. McKee Natalie January 19, 2017, 5:56 am

        Truth! Plus these homes originated in the himalayas, so they are pretty resistant 🙂

  • Avatar ROSEE January 18, 2017, 5:02 pm

    Love yurts. Although Claude is correct about them being not solid structures. Yurts can be built with wood or brick if one chooses.

    • Natalie C. McKee Natalie January 19, 2017, 6:25 am

      Yes of course 🙂 I like them that way!

  • Avatar ZACHARY E MOHRMANN January 18, 2017, 9:26 pm

    Again I am on unfamiliar ground, as I know very little about Yurts, and the construction of them… I know they are a nomadic peoples hut-like house from the Mongolian region of Northern Asia and that’s about it…! I do like the shape and open floor plan as it can become very diverse, with just so many different options with that open floor plan.. Which I believe to be the attractive part in living in one I would say… OH..! I do know they are well insulated and have a opening in it roof for ventilation…

    • Natalie C. McKee Natalie January 19, 2017, 6:12 am

      Yurts are what got me into tiny homes. I think they are just the coolest 🙂 But I prefer those with wooden siding because I’d like something more permanent.

      • Avatar ZACHARY E MOHRMANN January 19, 2017, 4:49 pm

        Me to…! I need something if movable to be on wheels and not fordable like a tent…

  • Avatar jm January 19, 2017, 10:17 am

    “Insulation for Alaskan winters.” Pray tell. Does the sasquatch come with it?

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