SUMMER DOG SLED TOURS

FALL DRYLAND RACING 

Drive a Scooter 

 Pulled by a Sled Dog!

 

Must Pass agility test and  weigh  between 100-240 lbs

OR

Ride in a Cart pulled by a team of sled dogs.

Great for the Whole family!

Run Fast with the Race Team on a dryland cart!

This is the real thing! As soon as it is cool enough and summer is behind us, it is time to start training the dogs for work and racing season. You can join the mushers for a real training run and do the work of a musher.

Race Training/Dryland video 

Due to Covid 19 we are limiting tours to one family at a time (4-5 people). We are following social distancing guidelines and the city ordinance that requires mask be worn when necessary (6 ft. or less). We reserve the right to deny service to anyone unwilling to follow the guidelines implemented for your safety and ours. 

DRIVE YOUR OWN SCOOTER

*must be 100-240 lbs. and pass an agility test

RIDE IN AN ATV

*4 seats ONLY.

Lap children are free and sit in laps or are under 50 lbs

RACE TRAINING/DRYLAND

 This is a Fall activity when the temps drop. A more rugged and faster pace!

Sled dog pulling ride on scooter
 

ABOUT OUR SUMMER DOG SLED TOUR

Bring the whole family for a Summer Kennel Tour and Cart Ride or Ride your own scooter pulled by a sled dog! Visit the kennel and learn where they live followed by a short ride on the property. Breathtaking views of the La Plata Mountains. 

  • Ride your own scooter pulled by sled dogs (agility test required, must be 100-240 lbs.)

  • Ride in an ATV/cart driven by a guide (4-5 seats depending on size. Lap children are welcome at no extra cost, please adhere to lap child rules for the comfort of all.)

  • Be prepared to get dirty, especially after rain. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and clothes made for outdoor stomping.

  • We go in all conditions! Non-refundable as we have saved this time slot just for you!

  • Drive to the kennel, 14 miles west of Durango, toward Mesa Verde.

  • $75 per person, cart or scooter, we reserve the right to decide what is best for your group, based on agility test! 

ABOUT RACE TRAINING AND A DRYLAND RUN

This is a working experience where you help the musher train dogs when the temperatures are cool enough. Training dogs is a non-stop adrenaline filled 1.5 hours of scooping poop, harnessing the dogs, and after a fast and dusty run, helping feed and put the dogs to rest. 

  • Be prepared to go in all conditions

  • Hook up the team after being taught how to harness 

  • Be prepared to get dirty, especially after rain. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and clothes made for outdoor stomping.

  • We go in all conditions! Non-refundable as we have saved this time slot just for you!

  • Drive to the kennel, 14 miles west of Durango, toward Mesa Verde.

  • $75 per person. this is not a spectator activity, you must be physically fit and properly dressed for any weather. 

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Summer and Winter Dog Sled Tours Outside Durango, CO  (click here for printable info. page)

Summer Kennel Tours start at 2525 CR 124, Hesperus, Colorado 81326 (by reservation only!)


Please book a tour before visiting.
The kennels are at our private home.

 

Winter Tours begin at various trailheads depending on snow conditions. Contact us for details.