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Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures

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Leadville, CO 80461-3355
+1 719-486-1336
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I had a blast!

This was my first time dog sledding - and after this experience I can't wait to do it again! The... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Teri K
First time and lots of fun!

A beautiful and fun snow experience. Our mushers John and Eric were great! Our nine year old... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
traci221
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Leadville, CO 80461-3355
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This was my first time dog sledding - and after this experience I can't wait to do it again! The staff was wonderful - my musher Jason was terrific. The dogs were friendly and wonderful and obviously well cared for. Definitely a highlight from my...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and fun snow experience. Our mushers John and Eric were great! Our nine year old daughter was allowed to stand up and drive the sled (with Eric) . The dogs are incredibly friendly and well- loved, and all are adopted out when they...More

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Traci- It was so fun having you and your family at the kennel! We could tell you were all dog lovers, and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour. We would love a w.c. at the top of the hill too, but...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

LOVED our visit!!! The staff was very friendly and the driver was great too- learned allot about the area on our ride to the kennel. Visiting with the dogs after our adventure was great- so many different dogs and personalities. The price was amazing! We'll...More

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Erin- We are thrilled to hear that you had so much fun on the dogsled tour! We would love to have you come back on your next vacation to the mountains... I am sure the dogs would love it too! Thanks for taking the time...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Everything about this activity was perfect! Highly recommend this to everyone. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable, dogs are fantastic!

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for choosing Winterhawk for your dogsled adventure and for posting this nice review! -Peggy

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Shuttle driver very nice and gave us a tour to Leadville. Staff at the dog sledding kennel was extremely nice and accommodating. Seem to be very organized and appreciative of small children. The tour was beautiful and we really enjoyed the experience. It was extremely...More

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and felt so welcomed here at the kennel; I am sure this is an experience that your family will remember for a long time! You mentioned that you felt the tour was expensive, but I...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Our group of eight ranged in age from 74 years old to 3 years old. This was the perfect way to spend a morning of vacation. Our driver, Bob, was so personable and informative. The staff was ready to roll the moment we arrived. They...More

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi Emily- I am glad that you found a fun mountain activity that the whole family could do together! I bet you got some amazing photos of everyone and left with some great memories. Thanks for choosing Winterhawk and for taking the time to write...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The staff was friendly and helpful. An amazing experience for my family. We loved every second. Would highly recommend to anyone.

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

I am so happy to hear that your family loved your dogsled adventure- we loved hosting you at the kennel! Hopefully we will see you again next winter for even more fun in the snow! Best Wishes, Peggy

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I am not exactly a "dog person"-- I've never had one of my own, and I never thought about what it would be to really bond with one. So, I didn't come to this adventure out of a love for dogs. Instead, I wanted to...More

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

We are all happy to hear that Winterhawk was able to provide the scenic, natural, mountain experience that you were looking for! Dogsledding is definitely a fun way to explore this winter wonderland for "dog people" and those we are new to interacting with pups-...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is an amazing adventure and the group of crew that run this adventure are beyond great. They dont make you feel like a total tourist the educate you and make you feel like your part of the adventure.

Thank Dana F
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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

It's a real honor to be called the best adventure of the week considering all the amazing recreation opportunities there are here in the mountains! Thank you for the nice review, it was a pleasure to have you visit the kennel!! -Peggy

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a mid-day excursion with Winterhawk which was recommended by our hotel Vail Marriott Resort. Pick up at our hotel was on time and efficient. The driver to and from was very friendly and pointed out many interesting sites along...More

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Peggy W, Owner at Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

It was such a pleasure to host you and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for this detailed review of your experience, I know that it will help other guests understand what we offer. We can't wait to...More

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