Dog Sledding is a bit colder activity than down-hill skiing. Make sure to dress warmer than you would for a day at the ski hill. Big warm mittens and real winter boots can make the difference between enduring or enjoying. If you have questions- email us.
Some people like to say there's no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. There's nothing like a brisk winter day to prove this adage true. If you dress to stay warm and dry, you can have a great time outdoors in just about any weather. Follow our tips here to stay warm on our trips.
If possible, avoid 100% cotton clothes, especially for the layers next to your skin. Because cotton is very absorbent, it will hold moisture when you perspire, making you feel damp, clammy and susceptible to cold. Better choices are wool, silk and synthetic materials designed to wick moisture away from your body.
The challenge for many visitors to the near north is knowing what kind of clothing will do the job. The good news is it's not very complicated.