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Dog Sledding in Canada

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Coming Soon - | Newfoundland || Quebec |

Canada dog sled adventures provide an opportunity to sightsee and explore the most remote regions of the country during the winter months.

Canada dog sled tours and guiding companies provide the means, experience and knowledge for navigating the wilds of the backcountry. Dog sledding companies operate in the remote regions of the north from base camps called wilderness lodges and from some of the northern communities.

Wilderness Lodges

Canada dog sledding wilderness lodges provide the accommodations, meals, equipment, dogs, lessons and guides for a safe, enjoyable and eye-opening adventure exploring deep into the winter wilds of the north.

Dog Sled Season

The season in Canada usually runs from late December to early April. It is during these winter months that the north receives high levels of snowfall and the waterways freeze over fast becoming river and lake dog sledding routes.

Top Dog Sled Regions in Canada

The majority of the dog sled teams providing tours are located in the northern parts of British Columbia, the Yukon Territory. the Northwest Territory, Alberta, Quebec and Ontario. There are some others scattered throughout the other regions of the country. Do your research.

Types of Dog Sled Tours

The dog sledding tour groups provide day trips and long haul over night adventures. Overnight trips include accommodations and meals. All Canada dog sledding tours include a dog team, guide and lessons.


Dog Sledding in Canada

Some Canada Dog Sledding Tips

- dog sledding for beginners should always be with guides.
- prepare for very cold weather and, sometimes harsh conditions.
- pack a video, camera, tripod and binoculars because there is going to be some amazing scenery.
- pack a warm hat, neck warmer (scarf) and/or bella clava.
- pack an insulated jacket with a hood.
- pack good snow boots rated to at least -50 (some outfitters provide boots)
- wear contact lenses instead of glasses (glasses fog up).
- pack clothes that you can layer (up to four layers).
- tie pieces of ribbon to each zipper so you can zip with mitts on.
- purchase some hand warmers.
- charge up batteries prior to arrival.
- ask questions on what is and not included.
- confirm transportation to and from base camp.