Day tour dogsledding

Our day tour suites our costumers with prior experience from our tours or similar dogsledding tours. We start by putting the teams together, learning more about how an effective team is built and what to expect from a day behind the dog – steering from behind. When the teams are assembled and all gear is packed we are ready to head off. This is a tour that takes you further up the mountains through the woods to an old pasture where we unharness the dogs before our lunch is prepared over an open fire. Obviously this is also a great time to spend cuddling with our howling heroes.

After lunch we once more assemble he teams and head over the mountain to get home. This is a full day of learning, getting some exercise but above all enjoying this ancient way of traveling.

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Crew - mushers

Ludwig Lind

Owner and CEO since 2002. Musher, Photographer, Guide, certified Wilderness First Responder

Born and raised in Sälen, from three generations of entrepreneurs in tourism and guiding. Started dogsledding at the age of eight and has been doing it ever since. "What I love about Fjälläventyr is how it connects nature, animals and likeminded adventurers. Trying something new keeps us young... and bold!"

+46 280 210 11
ludwig@fjallaventyr.com

Björn Olsson

Mountain guide / Bike Coach, Certified WFR, WRT Pro

Passionate musher and adventurer in winter turns avid mountain biker in summer, Björn has been on bikes since he could walk. Newfound love of packrafting and all forms of white water shenanigans.

+46 768 81 33 30
+46 280 210 11
bjorn@fjallaventyr.com

ANDREAS ÖST

Mountainguide

Originating from Dalarna with the outmost passion for shredding, no matter the season or surface. "The mountains are truly Gods playground, and should be enjoyed to the fullest. Dog sledding or maybe lunch are the only things that could ever beat fresh pow!"

+46 280 210 11
andreas@fjallaventyr.com

Don Mcgillicuddy

Mountain guide

The Globetrotter of the bunch is originally from Canada and has managed an off-the-grid fishing lodge on Fulufjället for 15 years. "During low season I grab a pack and my passport and head out into the world. I love to pack light and experience new cultures on my time off."

+46 280 210 11
don@fjallaventyr.com

Emma Wågemar

Guide

The lowland girl that finally find her way to the highlands. With a smile from ear to ear she lights up your experience even more. "I find my happiness and peace in nature and will gladly pass that forward"

+46 280 210 11
emma@fjallaventyr.com

Ida Thomstad

Mountain guide, Certified WRT Pro

Grew up in a military family with love for adventure. Survival in the wild, climbing and all type of skiing has been a big part of my life.

+4799035821
ida@fjallaventyr.com

GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR DOGSLED TOUR

WERE DO WE MEET?

Meeting point is between the hotel Gammelgården and Högfjällshotellet. You can park your car at the Restaurant Appetito, and walk the last 50 meters to the starting point located just by the road. If you go by foot from Högfjällshotellet, it is about 750 meters East along Route 66.

Position: 61°09’26.8″N 13°07’54.8″E

WHEN SHOULD WE BE THERE?

We need time to give you proper instructions before we leave. Have also in mind that the dogs are always anxious to go. Therefore it’s really important that you be there 15 minutes before we leave.

What happens if we are late to our tour?

For our dogsled trips we need 15 minutes to assemble, instruct and give you your teams. That means that you need to be at our starting point at least 15 minutes before departure. If you are not we regret that in such cases we can’t pay any compensation and you loose your spot.

DO WE NEED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE?

Please make your reservation at least one day ahead. During high season we are very busy so please make your reservation at least two weeks ahead.

HOW SHOULD I DRESS?

Dress for a day in the slopes but wear boots with high shafts instead of ski boots. Don’t forget your goggles, they might come in handy.

Avoid cotton socks and always wear gloves and a hat of sorts. Please have a look at nordicadventure.com if you feel that you need some proper gear!

DO WE DRIVE THE TEAMS OURSELVES?

Yes, we operate our tours by letting you drive the dogsled. There is of course a guide on the first team and you will get good instructions before we leave.

IS IT FAST?

Well that is of course a matter of opinion. The speed varies from 10-25 km/hour.

HOW MUCH WEIGHT CAN THE DOGS PULL?

Our dogs begin their training early autumn and can run at least 30 km a day. As a matter a fact, its really important to let these dogs exercise to stay both physically and mentally fit. They can pull approximately 260 kg/sled.

CAN ANYONE DRIVE A SLED?

Must of our customers are newbies but its is really important that when you make your reservation you let us know about any physical limitation that might restrict you from driving. If you are fit enough to go skiing, you are fit enough to mush. Otherwise, you can most likely go with the guide on his/her sled.

I AM PREGNANT, IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO GO?

It is quite bumpy and if you feel uncertain, please ask in advance to go with a guide.

CAN I PAY WITH CASH?

You pay the tour when you make your reservation, by credit card.

IS THE TOUR CANCELLED IF ITS BAD WEATHER?

We always adjust our tours so they are suited for every weather condition. Snow, wind and cold are part of the environment that we work in and give the tour another dimension. But have in mind that you should dress for a cold experience. Avoid cotton socks and always wear gloves and a hat of sorts. Please have a look at nordicadventure.com if you feel that you need some proper gear!

Where does our tour start