A year ago I came across this dog sledding company, Continental Divide Dogsled Adventures , in Jackson Wyoming but it was all booked out! So I had to wait a whole year to do this and the wait was worth it. We were not the only ones excited for this ride, the dogs were too. As soon as we got there they were jumping in excitement and hoping to be chosen to mush with us!
You can choose between a full day of dog sledding or a half day. We chose the half day option. You can also save a few bucks if you drive yourself to their lodge (45 minutes outside of Jackson) rather than have them pick you up in town.
When we arrived for our trip our native Alaskan guide, who has been sledding since she was six moths old gave us some basic information on what to expect during our mush. Excitedly we threw on our winter gear and went out to meet the dogs. On our way back we were taught how to drive the sled and we even had the opportunity to mush by ourselves! The whole trip was unbelievable! This was by far the highlight of my trip to Jackson.
We were truly in a winter wonderland! It had recently snowed so we were worried the visibility was going to be low, but it was a perfect sunny day. The tips of the Tetons made for the perfect background for our dog sled ride. I would absolutely recommend adding this to your bucket list!
We loved playing and meeting with all of our 11 Alaskan Huskies! They were so playful, rowdy, and friendly. These dogs are treated with care and trained to be endurance athletes. Billy (owner) makes sure that the well being of his dogs is a top priority. Billy even makes his own dog food brand to ensure they are getting the nutrients that they need.
To book your reservation make sure you book at least a couple weeks in advance. Billy and his team will take care of you and make sure you have a memorable time.