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Dogsledding: Mt. Nestor Viewpoint - Half Day Tour

Navigate an exciting trail around Mt. Nestor to the backcountry campsite where you will enjoy a campfire lunch.

Our Half day tours begin the same with an approx. 20 min of orientation on dog sledding, dog handling, and equipment. After you assist the guides with harnessing the dogs and setting up the teams, you will head out on to the trail for approx 4 hours!

You will enjoy an exhilarating dog sled ride with breathtaking views of the Spray Valley. This trail takes you out over the frozen lake then up into the trees to navigate an exciting trail around Mt Nestor to our back country campsite. Along the way you will have the opportunity to drive your sled with the assistance of a qualified guide.

At our backcountry campsite, a hot campfire lunch will be served, prepared for you from the Mad Dog Cafe & Market in Dead Man's Flats. Here you will have a chance to warm up by the fire and learn a little about the history of dog sledding in the Bow Valley area and discuss dog sledding as a sport itself before heading back down the lake.


Transportation is included from our booking office at The Mad Dog Cafe & Market in Dead Man's Flats. Hotel pick up from local Canmore hotels can be arranged.

Small Group sizes, Real Adventure

There are a number of dog sledding companies in the Canadian Rockies to choose from. At Mad Dogs & Englishmen Expeditions, we believe in providing an authentic experience, with small group sizes, usually with a maximum of 3 sleds unless more are required for larger groups. By choosing us, you will experience a more personable, relaxed, real adventure, where you get to see and experience what mushing is really like.


Tour is approx. 4 - 4 1/2 hours and is available only when trail conditions permit.

Tour begins at 10:00 am


$395.00 per person + GST

Not suitable for children
under 9 years of age.

Mid-Week Special
Up to 12% discount

Monday to Thursday only
Not applicable from Dec. 19 - Jan. 6
Call to book today!

1-877-6MAD-DOG (1-877-662-3364)

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