A Taste of the Canadian Rockies Winter Wonderland  

Boundary Ranch and Mad Dogs and Englishmen have teamed up to offer a one of a kind winter experience that you won’t want to miss.

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As always the safety of our clients, dogs, and guides are of the upmost importance to us. With this in mind and with the new restrictions outlined in the province of Alberta on Dec 8, 2020, we have implemented new booking, tour, and cancellation policies.

  • Our booking office is closed to walk in but we can accept bookings from our website 24 hours a day or via telephone 10-6 pm daily.
  • We will be limiting tours to 4 sleds total. 2 guide driven sleds, and 2 client driven. If other cohorts are on the same tour, you will be asked to maintain social distancing (min of 2m) from them at all times.
  • All sleds booked must be of the same household/cohort group as per government regulations. A mask or face covering must be worn on guide driven sleds at all times as physical distancing is difficult here. Those on client driven sleds may remove mask while on the sled unless being assisted by a guide.
  • Tour waivers are now online and a link will be sent to you prior to your tour. We ask that you fill these in and do a covid self assessment (https://myhealth.alberta.ca/journey/covid-19/Pages/COVID-Self-Assessment.aspx) prior to showing up for your tour.
  • Temperatures will be taken using a touch-less thermometer and hand sanitizing required before entering the staging area. All employees will be required to do this as well. Any clients or staff who are not feeling well must stay home.
  • All tour elements that would usually take place inside a tent or teepee will now be held outside in a covered area. You will be required to sanitize and maintain social distancing at all times
  • All equipment and high touch areas will be sanitized between each tour.
  • Our cancellation policies for tours remain unchanged if tour is cancelled 48 hours prior to tour date. If you need to cancel due to covid related reasons within the 48 hours, we will now allow for a full rain check to be issued. If space can be re-sold, a refund will be given

Please contact the office if you have any questions regarding our situation or policies. We are excited about the winter season and getting out on the trail! We appreciate your assistance in keeping us all safe and healthy!

The Mad Dogs Team

Based out of the beautiful Boundary Ranch, deep in the Kananaskis Valley, Mad Dogs and Englishmen will take you on a one of a kind dogsledding tour!

The tour will begin with a brief instruction and then you will take off on your journey through the forest surrounding the Ranch aboard your Dog Sled. The first stop will give you a chance to explore Teepees in a Teepee encampment while learning about how dogs and horses have played a role in shaping Alberta’s History and landscape. Roast a marshmallow over the campfire and enjoy a steaming cup of hot chocolate with home baked cookies. Deer are often encountered on this tour and occasionally moose or elk. Wolf and cougar tracks are common as well as Snowshoe Hare and Coyote signs.

Once back on your sleds, you will loop around to see the Bison in the Ranch's Buffalo Viewing Paddock. Here you will have close-up viewing of the resident herd with the Bull and his cows, along with this years calves. The Trappers Cabin, just up the trail, offers a little history of the Kananaskis valley where you will see artifacts from bygone trapping days! Claw marks from our summer visitors, the Grizzly bears, are also pointed out. From here, with the dogs raring to go, you will head off for your final leg of the tour back to Boundary Ranch.

The program is approx. 1.5 hours in length with approx. 35 min dogsledding included plus two stops along the way.

  • Schedule & Pricing


    Available dates vary - check calendar

    Tours run at 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm (No Tours on Tuesdays, except for Xmas season)


    • Prices quoted are per sled
      Prices range from $450 to $645 (CAD) per sled + gst depending on configuration. ($215 - $237.50 per person + gst)
      See sled loading document for details of configuration and weights

    • Please inquire about group programs for 10 or more guests. - This tour is weather dependant.
  • Tour Includes

    Orientation with the stars of our tour "The Huskies” - meet them, take photos and help get them ready for the trail.

    Approx. 30 min of dogsledding through forested mountain valley trails with beautiful views of the Canadian Rockies, broken into 3 sections.
    The two stops of interest along the way including:

    • A visit to a Teepee Encampment, explore and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while learning about about how dogs & horses changed Alberta's history.
    • A stop to view and take photos of the resident herd of Canadian Plains Buffalo living on the ranch.

    Tour duration-approximately 1.5 hours including 30 min of dogsledding and 2 rest stops
  • Transportation

    The only way to get to Boundary Ranch is to drive yourself. There is no public transportation available into this area. It would take approx 1 hr 15 min from Calgary, 30 min from Canmore, and 1 hour from Banff. See our "Map Page" for more info.

  • 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 5 sleds unless more are required for larger groups. By choosing us, you will experience a more personable, relaxed, real adventure... Experience what mushing is really like!

  • Sled Booking info

    We run our tours with the following configuration:
    Guide-Driven Sled + Client-Driven Sled + Guide-Driven Sled and so on...

    • For sled configuration purposes, children 10 yrs and up will be considered as an adult. A child 4-9 yrs of age will be considered a child. Infant is any child under 4yrs of age. Please see configuration examples in sled loading document for details.
    • Please call or email our office if booking a group of 10 or more participants. We do offer group discounts and may be able to move sleds around if it appears that we do not have availability for your tour of choice.
    • If your party does not fit in these outlined parameters or you are unsure, please call or email our office. We will be happy to look at your specific needs.



For the safety of our dogs and you the humans, please read open and read this document BEFORE you make a booking.


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