Meet three dogs who help make winter in Alberta cozy, safe and fun
Thousands of years before horses hoofed it around North America, humans relied on canines to make life possible – especially up north. These huskies are not just fluffy, pretty faces. They’re born and bred to be epic.
• Mush: A short lesson from the pros and then it’s time to take off. Stand on the back of the sled and drive a team of four to six highly trained dogs over fresh powder. Your rosy cheeks are imminent.
• Cozy in: You don’t have to do all the work. Snuggle under a buffalo rug and let a guide drive you through snowy forests and across frozen lakes.
Package includes: 4-day car rental from Calgary, 3 nights of accommodation in Banff, Unleash the Musher 2-hour dog sledding tour, 1-day ski pass and Johnston Canyon ice walk.
Kingmik Dog Sled Tours "taster" tour! The magical trail twists and winds through the deep woods, bursting out into an open meadow with the summit of Mt. Temple massif towering above. The 5 kms covered encompasses the most exquisite views with glaciers tumbling off mountain sides.
Kingmik Dog Sled Tours most popular tour! Your exuberant team will carry you through some of Banff National Park's most stunning scenery to the Kicking Horse Pass at the Continental Divide. On the return journey your guide will invite you to drive the team home with them .
Established in 1983, Canmore's Snowy Owl Tours offers exceptional dog sledding experiences in the front ranges of the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Try the two-hour Powder Hound Express, which teaches you how to mush your own team of huskies before setting off on a high flying adventure in Kananaskis Country. Or embark on the two-day Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience, Ghosts of Fortune Mountain tour, to explore 80 km (50 mi) of trails, enjoy delicious gourmet cuisine and sleep under a blanket of stars in a cozy fur lined tent.
The Great Canadian Adventure Company provides the ability to completely plan an unforgettable wilderness adventure vacation to your specifications anywhere in Alberta. From hiking, rafting, and horseback pack trips in the summer to dog-sledding, snowmobiling, and downhill skiing in the winter we can make your adventure dream a reality.
Experience authentic dog sledding and skijoring Adventures in the Canadian Rockies with Mad Dogs & Englishman. This small, family-operated sled dog touring kennel offering tours on trails within Kananaskis Country just outside Banff National Park during the winters and fun family-oriented sled dog kennel adventures during the summers. Trips range from 1.5 hours to multiple days upon request. They believe in providing an authentic dog sledding experience with small group sizes where you get to see and feel what mushing is really like.
Experience the silent grace and beauty of travel by dog team in the jewel of the Canadian Rockies. Kingmik Dog Sled Tours is the only company offering tours in Banff National Park, just outside of the village of Lake Louise. If you are staying in Banff, transportation from your hotel in Banff is provided. You'll be back to Banff in time for dinner. A variety of tours are offered, ranging from 16 km in distance (1.5 hours) to 5 km (1/2 hour). On average, only 6 sleds are run per tour. All sleds are guided by experienced dog mushers and guides who can share with you their adventure stories. All dogs are cherished family members. Their care and wellbeing is their top priority.
Howling Dog Tours has been providing adventures by dogsled in the Spray Lakes Provincial Park since 1995. Choose a two-hour or four-hour dogsled tour, including snack and hot beverage, friendly huskies, professional guides and transportation from Canmore or Banff. Learn how to drive the team with your guide, or relax as a passenger. Fully guided sleds for your comfort and safety. A great ecological way to sightsee in the beautiful Canadian Rockies, while immersing yourself in the world of dogsledding. Participate at your own comfort level; no physical requirements; great for all ages.Tours are during the winter months, December through April, snow permitting.