Mountain Mushing

Dog Sledding

Blackcomb Snowmobile

This winter, reunite yourself with ‘man’s best friend’ as you experience the beautiful backcountry in pure Canadian style; by dogsled. Join your musher in harnessing and staging the dogs, learn the commands and brace yourself for a unique adventure. Grab yourself a blanket and snuggle up in the comfortable sleds– or step onto the musher’s runners if you’re feeling adventurous.

What you can expect

Meet 15 minutes prior to departure in Lobby of Hilton Whistler Resort
Read and sign waivers/releases
Transportation to and from Callaghan base (10-15 min)
On the average 2.5 hour tour you will spend 45-55 minutes on the trail
Depending on the snow pack and running conditions the dogs usually cover 6km, Whistler’s longest dog sled trail!

Duration

2.5 hours

To-bring

  • Wear your snowsuit, jacket or pants that you would if skiing or snowboarding
  • Goggles, warm waterproof gloves and winter snow boots are highly recommended
  • If you do not have the proper attire Blackcomb Dog Sled will supply you head to toe with whatever equipment you are missing

Weather requirements

  • Dress appropriately for that days weather

Highlights

  • This truly is a once in a lifetime adventure!
  • Sit back and enjoy your timeless ride
  • Be whisked away under snow-covered alpines and unforgettable views of the Callaghan Valley
  • At the end of your journey, warm up with a hot cup of apple cider and snack
  • Remember to treat and get a visit in with our dogs

Notes

  • There is a maximum of 2 adults and 1 small child per sled (minimum 2 years old)
  • 6-8 dogs generally run per sled
  • Treats are available for the dogs if you wish to feed your team. Please ask first
  • If you wish to mush, jump on the back and learn the commands, if not, just sit back and relax in the sled

Meet location

Lobby Level of the Hilton Whistler Resort - 4050 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

Pick-up location

Inquire if your reservation qualifies for accommodation pick up

Driving directions

  • Meeting area is located in the Lobby Level of the Hilton Whistler Resort.
  • Blackcomb Dogsled has office in the lobby.
  • Arrive in lobby 15-20 minutes prior to your tour time.
  • Parking is available in the Day Lots 1-4 for ~$2/hour,
  • Or you can valet at the Hilton for $20 (cash only) for the day.
  • Please allow sufficient time to walk to office meeting area prior to your tour.

Location

Restrictions

  • There is a maximum of 2 adults and 1 small child per sled (minimum 2 years old)
  • Minimum age: 2 years old
  • The ideal weight for a smooth ride is maximum 350lbs. Please keep this in mind when organizing sleds with 2 larger people or 2 adults and a child.
  • It is mandatory for all tour participants to sign a Release of Liability and Waiver Form. Any participant under the age of 19 must have a parent or guardian sign on their behalf
  • Adventure sport activities are not recommended for individuals who suffer back or neck pain, heart or respiratory distress. Consult your physician prior to participation. Safety regulations require that Blackcomb Dog Sled does not permit pregnant women to ride as driver or passenger. All mother’s to be are welcome on our snowcat dinner tours

Cancellation / Refund

  • Tours are non refundable within 24 hours of tour departure
  • Groups on 10 or more require 72 hour notification of cancellation
  • Group cancellation with out 72 hours will be non-refundable
  • Blackcomb Snowmobiles Ltd. reserves the right to cancel tours due to inclement weather, foreseeable hazards, insufficient bookings or events beyond our control. Full refunds will be made or alternate dates will be offered in these unlikely events

When can I book this activity?

Available dates

Available days and times

You can book this activity at the following times:

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Number of guests allowed

Minimum of 1 guest

Minimum time to book before

24 hours

Comments

  • Price based on 2 people in the sled.
  • Child $99 CAD when riding in the sled with 2 adults
  • All prices quoted are based on current 2017 rates and may be subject to change for the 2018 season

Regular rate

Adult (aged 19 – 85) $199.00 CAD
Youth (aged 13 – 18) $199.00 CAD
Child (aged 5 – 12) $99.00 CAD

1 passenger rate

1 Sled for 1 passenger

Price for entire reservation $398.00 CAD

2 passenger rate

1 sled 2 passengers

Price for entire reservation $398.00 CAD

3 passenger rate

1 sled 2 passenger + 1 small child

Price for entire reservation $497.00 CAD

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