Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding

 


Dog Sledding in Frisco, Dillon & Silverthorne, Colorado

frisco co dog sleddingIf you are ready for a hands on, breathtaking adventure, dog sledding is the trip for you. You are the guide as you mush your own team of dogs across snowy meadows and backcountry trails. The dogs are friendly, well-trained and socialized – not to mention extremely fit and fast. Dog sledding is a perfect choice for animal lovers who want a little jolt of adrenaline.

Call now to book your tour 970.389.8214

Trip Option 1 | Leadville Group Dogsled Tour No bookings for More than two people available until 3/16


dog sledding frisco coThese dogs are mostly all former professional racing sled dogs that have been adopted after they have finished their racing careers. They have been bred to run at high speeds in wide open spaces. Your guide has their own dedicated teams of dogs, and they will introduce you to each dog and give you their history before your tour. You can visit with any dogs not out on the course in the pen after your experience. Your tour is located in a beautiful meadow at an historic ranch surrounded by 14,000′ peaks. There are six seats per dogsled tour. On the group tour, two people ride on the dogsled at a time while the other guests ride on a sleigh that is pulled by the guide on a snowmobile. Periodically, you will stop and switch drivers and riders. If you want your family to have the dogsled to yourselves, you may reserve the entire dogsled by purchasing any empty seats at the adult price. You may also add a kennel tour or a box lunch, with your choice of Ham & Swiss or Turkey & Cheddar sandwich, chips, cookie, soda or bottled water, to your tour.

Cost Tour: $90 Adult, $50 Children ages 3-8
Cost Lunch: $16, must be ordered 24 hours in advance
Tour Times: Tours depart between 8:30 AM and 3:15 PM daily, earlier in March, usually open by Xmas holidays (snow dependent, see Tagsled tours for early and late season)
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes (1 hour on the trail)

Maximum Number of People: Six per tour
Minimum Number of People: Four per tour, Four for transportation
Distance Covered: 5 miles
Kennel Tours: May be available by appointment only during times of the year when the dogs are not all working, call for details 970-389-8214

Included: Complimentary transportation is available on a first come first serve basis for the 10:30 AM or 10:45 AM tours, and for the 2:45 PM or 3:00 PM tours, from Breckenridge at 9:00 AM & 1:20 PM, from Frisco at 9:15 AM & 1:40 PM, and from Copper at 9:30 AM & 1:55 PM.
Recommended to bring: Please see our Dog Sledding FAQ’s list

Important Notes: Payment is due at time of booking but is refundable within the cancellation policy. Arrive 30 minutes prior to tour time. Driving Directions. 48 hour cancellation policy (72 hours during peak season or for large groups). No children under 3 years of age or pregnant women allowed. For children 9-12 paying the adult price, their ability to drive the dogs will be determined by the guide. If the child is too small, the difference between the adult and child price will be refunded.

Trip Option 2 | Summit County Group Dogsled Tour booked Through the End of Season


frisco co dog sleddingThis tour is an awesome 6-mile tour along the gorgeous winding trails of the Swan River Valley. Each dog sled trip begins with friendly, knowledgeable guides explaining how to run the sled and how to work with the beautiful Siberian Huskies on your team. The tour, which can handle up to 6 people, is run as a “relay” – guests will switch off between running the dogs, riding in the dogsled, and riding on a small passenger sleigh with the guide, stopping along the way for everyone to trade places. The guests riding in the snowmobile sleigh have the opportunity to take great action shots and video of the participants on the dog sled. This tour is a unique, interactive and thrilling way to experience dog sledding and the Rocky Mountains.

Cost: $90.00 per person, Child 5-8 only seated in the sled, no driving
Tour Times: 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:15 PM (Closed on most Mondays starting 1/7/19, some holidays and spring break exceptions, closed Xmas Eve and Xmas Day), opening 12/21/18 snow dependent, closing March 31

Duration: 1 hour
Maximum Number of People: 6 per tour, 300 lbs on dogsled
Distance Covered: 6 miles

Included: Pick up is available on a first come first serve basis from various Breckenridge locations for $5 per person.
Recommended to bring: Dress in ski clothing with winter boots, gloves or mittens, scarf or neck warmer, goggles or sunglasses. Snowsuits and boots are available at no additional charge if you need them. Gloves, neck warmers, goggles or sunglasses, as well as fleece outerwear is available for purchase.

Important Notes: Payment is due at time of booking but is refundable within the cancellation policy. Arrive 30 minutes prior to tour time. Pick up is one hour prior to tour time. Driving Directions. You must cancel 24 hours (72 hours for groups 15+) before your scheduled tour time to avoid being charged 100% of the price. No children under 5 years of age or pregnant women.

Trip Option 1 | Leadville Tagsled Tour


dog sledding frisco coThis tour accommodates 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children 3-8 years of age, or 1 adult and 4 children 3-8 years of age, on each Tagsled without a snowmobile. Two dogsleds are joined (tagged) together and are pulled by a large group of 10-12 dogs. The guide is on the front dogsled with up to 2 riders and the second dogsled will also have customers on board. As you get out onto the trails, you have the opportunity to drive, ride and control a larger team. This tour is completely dog powered and whenever the sleds are moving everyone is on board. Overall, this is a peaceful, serene tour with your guide. This is a great way to dogsled but have the guide with you to help control the dog team. If you have a larger group, tours will leave in 15 minute intervals. These dogs are mostly all former professional racing sled dogs that have been adopted after they have finished their racing careers. They have been bred to run at high speeds in wide open spaces. Your guide has their own dedicated teams of dogs, and they will introduce you to each dog and give you their history before your tour. You can visit with any dogs not out on the course in the pen after your experience. Your tour is located in a beautiful meadow at an historic ranch surrounded by 14,000′ peaks. Book this tour and experience sled dog racing for yourself.

Cost: $175 Adult, $90 Children ages 3-8
Tour Times: Tours depart between 8:30 AM and 3:15 PM daily, earlier in March and April,  opening probably mid December (snow dependent) 
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes (1 hour on the trail)
Maximum Number of People: Three adults and/or 600 lbs per 2 sleds
Minimum Number of People: Two people
Distance Covered: 5 miles
Kennel Tours: May be available by appointment only during times of the year when the dogs are not all working, call for details 970-389-8214

Included: Complimentary transportation is available on a first come first serve basis for the 10:30 AM or 10:45 AM tours, and for the 2:45 PM or 3:00 PM tours, from Breckenridge at 9:00 AM & 1:20 PM, from Frisco at 9:15 AM & 1:40 PM, and from Copper at 9:30 AM & 1:55 PM.
Recommended to bring: Please see our Dog Sledding FAQ’s list

Important Notes: Payment is due at time of booking but is refundable within the cancellation policy. Arrive 30 minutes prior to tour time. Driving Directions. 48 hour cancellation policy (72 hours during peak season or for large groups). No children under 3 years of age or pregnant women allowed.  For children 9-12 paying the adult price, their ability to drive the dogs will be determined by the guide. If the child is too small, the difference between the adult and child price will be refunded.

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