Breckenridge dog events, such as the dog sledding adventures involving grandiose groups of Siberian Huskies directed through the alpine wilderness are spectacular experiences. Read our guide for more facts and information…
Breckenridge is a paradise for skiers and snowmobilers in view of the unfathomable terrain of the region. With over 300 inches of snowfall on the mountain peaks during winter, the region offers plenty of activities. Apart from spending time on the powdery snow, you can also enjoy other activities, such as spas, visiting cultural centers and shopping. In addition to snowmobiling, Nordic skiing, dog sledding, ice skating, fly fishing and sleigh riding are some of the popular winter activities in Rocky Mountains of Summit County. Breckenridge is also known for some of the finest dog sledding expeditions in Colorado.
Breckenridge dog sledding tours
A guided dog sled tour begins with experienced guides describing the sled operations and explaining how the gorgeous-looking Siberian Huskies are handled. It is actually a relay, where guests are directed to switch between running the dogs in the dogsled and riding a passenger sleigh accompanied by the guide. The duration of the tour is about an hour or more, halting all along to exchange places. Guests are given the opportunity to take snapshots and videos of their friends or family members on the dog sled. The pricing varies for adults and children. You can also reserve an entire sled for a private tour. It is not advisable to take children below three years of age on the dog sled. Further, warm clothing and ski wear are a must.
The adventurous aspect of dog sledding expeditions
Directing a gorgeous band of Siberian Huskies through the immaculate alpine wilderness is a memorable experience for tourists visiting Breckenridge. Dog sledding events offer an interesting way to access the backcountry and experience the tranquility of the winter forest. It can be a unique family experience that blends history and adventure. A guided dog sled tour is a sought after expedition for those who are looking for some seclusion in the wilderness. Passing through the Swan River Valley allows you to explore the deep forests and the historic mining camps of the region.
The LAPS (League for Animals & People of the Summit) conducts dog events at the Summit County, in an effort to appreciate the human-animal bond. The organization conducts the Dog Terra event in Breckenridge each year as a part of its socializing dog-friendly events.
In addition to the dog events and dog sledding expeditions, Breckenridge offers a range of dog friendly accommodations to welcome families with dogs.