Tour option #1: Intro to Mushing on The Old Flume Trail at Purgatory Resort:
$195 per sled (2 people or 375 lbs. )**$50 for an additional child not to exceed 375 lbs.
Our most family friendly offering is at the base of Purgatory Resort. Come to our Purgatory kennel at the base of the ski area and see the dogs, hook them up and let them work. Terrain is great for all ages with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. Hot drinks and adventure for all!
Hourly trips begin when the snow sticks (typically around Thanksgiving) between the hours of 10-3 each Thursday through Sunday.
During the holiday season, tours will run every day from December 14-January 5th. We offer two sleds per hour beginning at 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, and 3. Book online or call Purgatory Reservations at 800-525-0892. These tours meet in the Guest Services (970-385-2147) area of Purgatory Resort.
Tour Option #3: MUSHING MADNESS/A FULL DAY ON THE RUNNERS:
$695 PER SLED (375 LBS. MAX 2 PEOPLE)
Full day adventure Mushing deep into the National Forest with a a powerful dog team, and your own personal guide. One adult per sled. Picnic lunch on the trail. This is the adventure of a lifetime. Participants should be in good physical condition and prepared to run with the dogs! Allow approx. 7 hours for this trip. Prior mushing experience preferred. Join us on one of our shorter trips first! Call (970)259-0694.
Tour option #2: MUSH ON THE BRAIN/HALF DAY TOUR IN THE NATIONAL FOREST:
$400 PER SLED (2 people or 375 lbs.)** $75 for additional child not to exceed 375lbs.
Join us for a bigger adventure in the backcountry with a half day tour of the San Juan Mountains by dogsled. We have multiple trailheads that are all within 45 minutes of downtown Durango.
This trip includes a mushing lesson, your own guide, and you even get be the musher! This trip is great for families of older kids wanting a big adventure. This adventure begins at 9am (you will meet us at a chosen location) and we will travel together to the trailhead where it ends around 1pm (YOU NEED YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION).
There are two people per sled with a guide. ANY ADDITIONAL PEOPLE (SUCH AS SMALL CHILDREN) MAY BE ADDED FOR $50 PER PERSON NOT TO EXCEED 375 LBS. on a tour of the National Forest through the Aspens by dogsled ending with a picnic while the dogs cool down.
Sleds are limited. We take 1-2 half day trips per day and go out every day. Call early to reserve a date. A 50% deposit is required prior to booking. Trips are booked by calling, (970)259-0694.
LARGE GROUP AND CUSTOM TRIPS
For larger groups (6 or more) and to customize a trip, call us and we will design a trip to fit your needs by calling (970)259-0694.