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Experience the unique Canadian sport of dogsledding! Choose one of our different excursions, through forest, mountains and valley trails, as well as an option only 5 min drive from Tremblant resort! Drive your own dogsled or enjoy as a passenger. Compare Dogsledding Tours >

How does dogsledding work?

Harness your inner adventurer as you stand on a sled, commanding a team of eager, energetic alaskans sled dogs through snowy trails. Feel the rush of the winter air as you glide along, bonding with your canine companions in a thrilling dogsledding experience. Passengers can settle into the sled's delete blankets, allowing the musher drive. Know more >

Is difficult to get a sled dog to pull?

Nope. Its what they love to do. But it demands your concentration and a bit of skill. Dog sledding is a sport and participants will be active during the ride. After a short training, You'll be able to manage the sled's speed, ensuring a smooth, fun ride for both the dogs and passengers. Know more >

What do you wear for dogsledding?

To fully enjoy the dog sledding experience, it's important to dress warmly in snow boots, snowsuits, gloves, and a tuque, with ski helmet recommended. Layering clothing is best as drivers may alternate between standing still, running alongside the sled, and using a foot brake that kicks up snow. Good boots are crucial for this activity. On snowy or windy days, consider bringing ski goggles. Know more > 

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Accredited by AEQ (Aventure Écotourisme Québec)

Most of our dogsledding activities are accredited by our professional association the AEQ. When you see this seal on one of our dogsledding pages, it means that it has been accredited.

All of our dogsled operations are required comply with provincial and federal regulations and are checked regularly. MAPAQ (Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec) permits are in place in order to operate, and MAPAQ inspectors visit kennels regularly to insure conformity with respect to safety, health and well-being of the dogs.

Eveything you need to know about Dogsledding

History of dog sledding in Canada

Dogsledding in Canada traces back centuries, initially used by Indigenous peoples for transportation and hunting. In the late 19th century, it became pivotal for mail delivery in remote regions. Today, it’s a beloved sport and cultural tradition, embodying Canada’s rugged winter landscape and heritage. Know more >

How fast do dog sleds go?

On average, a well-trained team can maintain speeds between 10 to 20 miles per hour (16 to 32 kilometers per hour) during a run. The speed of a dog sled can vary widely based on factors like the number of dogs, terrain, snow conditions, and the skill of the musher. Know more >

How many dogs usually pull a dog sled?

In recreational or touring setups like our activities use, it might range from 4 to 8 dogs. The number of dogs also depends on the size and strength of the individual animals and their ability to work together effectively as a team. Know more >

Do dogs enjoy dogsledding?

Dogsledding can be an enjoyable and fulfilling activity for sled dogs that are well-trained, properly cared for, and have a strong bond with their musher. We are dedicated to offering our dogs a positive and nurturing environment, where they are treated with respect and care, contributes to their enjoyment of the activity. Know more >