Welcome to the El Nino Winter of 2015/2016 where it is going to be a BIG one!

Gretchen and Gregg are seasoned guides who have been training and running dogs for over 20 years. Join them for a dog powered exploration of the snowy peaks of Southwest Colorado. The enthusiasm of being whisked along the trail by Siberian and Alaskan huskies is a feeling you will not soon forget.
See the Colorado mountains as very few have ever seen them on picturesque mountain trails. Warmth and safety are of the utmost importance. Hot drinks, fresh snacks, and a camaraderie between human and canine are just some of the highlights.

Durango Dog Ranch offers high end dog sled tours for all ages. Our season begins mid November until early April, weather permitting. Join us the adventure of a lifetime!

dog sled toursMush on the Brain/Half Day tours of the San Juan Mountains.

Half day tours offered Mon-Wed in the San Juan Mountains.Join us for the adventure of a lifetime in the back-country with a mushing lesson,your own guide, and even be the musher! Our Dog Sled Tours last for approximately 3-4 hours. Snacks and hot drink provided at the end of the trip. Click below or call (970)259-0694 for reservations. 375 lb. weight limit on all sleds.

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Our Newest Offering! Intro to Mushing on The Old Flume Trail

Our newest offering at Durango Mountain Resort! Hour trips, Thurs-Sunday from  9-3.

The Old Flume Trail trip at the base of Durango Mountain Resort lasts approximately one hour.  Terrain is great for all ages with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain.  Visit our kennel and see the dogs, then hook them up and let them work. Hot drinks and adventure for all. Advanced reservations suggested. 375 lb. weight limit on all sleds.

book a sled dog tour at Durango Mountain Resort in Durango, Colorado with Durango Dog Ranch

MUSHing Madness/A full Day on the runners

Full day adventure Mushing deep into the National Forest with a a powerful dog team, and your own personal guide. One adult per sled. Picnic lunch on the trail. This is the adventure of a lifetime. Participants should be in good physical condition and prepared to run with the dogs! Allow approx. 7 hours for this trip. Click below or call(970)259-0694 for reservations. Prior mushing experience preferred. Join us on one of our shorter trips first! Two per sled maximum up to 375 lbs.

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Dog Sledding in the Rockies
Wild Hearts, Dog Sledding
in the Rockies

by Dagny McKinley. Mention this book when you “book” a tour and get a complimentary autographed copy. The text explores life at a kennel and on the trail through sunny skies and winter blizzards. A guide to Colorado dog sledding operations can be found at the end of the book, giving readers a chance to explore the Colorado landscape at the speed of dog.