Dog Sledding at Snow Mountain Ranch
October 03, 2021
Find the perfect dog sledding experience for you at Snow Mountain Ranch this winter.
Do you dream of yelling “Mush!” to your team of huskies in the blinding snow while on the trail of the Iditarod? Live out a scaled-down version of your dream by dog sledding at Snow Mountain Ranch this winter! Please note that we have limited availability for this activity and advance reservations are required. We recommend reserving your ride online or by phone (970-887-2152 x4135). Here are your options for dog sleds rides for the 2021/ 2022 winter season. Click Here to book your ride today!
Our short dog sled rides are the perfect experience for first-timers! If you’re looking to see what dog sledding is all about but aren’t sure a longer ride is right for you, these short rides are the perfect introductory way to experience this adventure. Short rides will consist of a quick, 2-mile loop lasting 15 minutes. Each sled can hold one adult and one child. Rides will cost $30 per person. Short rides are available Saturdays and Sundays.
8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: 10 slots available
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM: 10 slots available
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: 8 slots available
For those who are looking for a longer ride, try our 30-minute dog sled rides! These rides will take a longer path through the Snow Mountain Ranch property and give you a more in-depth experience. Each sled can hold one adult and one child. Rides will cost $70 per ride. 30-minute rides are available Fridays and Mondays.
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
8:10 AM – 8:40 AM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
8:50 AM – 9:20AM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
10:10 AM – 10:40 AM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
10:50 AM – 11:20 AM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: 2 slots available Fridays, 1 slot available Mondays
Fall Training Dog Sled Experience
Before the snow starts to fly, our dog sled team still needs to train! Have you ever wondered how we train and prepare our sled dogs for winter when there’s no snow on the ground? This fall the Snow Mountain Ranch sled dog team is giving you the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at how we train for the winter season in the Fall Training Dog Sled Experience. This experience is offered every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning, and there is only one session per morning. Each session can seat one adult and one child. The cost is $120.00 per adult and $30.00 per child ages 6-10. You will meet at 6 a.m at our fall hook-up site across from the Therapeutic Riding Center. You will see how we arrange the lines, hook the dogs out on a picket line, arrange the team, hook up to the side by side UTV, and then you will join one of our mushers on an extended training run. Runs can be anywhere from 14 miles long to 40 miles long. Upon completion of the run, you will see how we care for the dogs, unhook and put them away as well as how we put all of the equipment away. This program will run through December 4. Advanced registration is required – click here to sign up!