Dog team: alone with a team of 5 or 6 dogs. Two by sled with a team of 6 dogs (short runs).
Framing: experienced professional musher guides (eco-tourism school or adventure tourism). First aid diploma.
Supplied equipment: we put at your disposal the equipment in perfect condition, almost new: sled equipped with a large waterproof bag for transporting equipment during raids, line of stroke, dog harness, snow anchor and list of dogs you have
in your team.
You can also rent boots and cold clothing on site such as kanuk style coats and fleece lined pants and boots -40 degree Celcius style moonboot ($ 85 / week). The -30 ° sleeping bag is provided free of charge.
Equipment: (note that everything must fit in a bag of about 40 liters and must weigh a maximum of 10 kilos)
Equipment to bring for raids:
Thermos bottle or 1 liter of water per person
A flashlight or headlamp
Sunscreen and sunglasses
A cap, balaclava
A pair of lightweight shoes for shelter
Wipes and towels
Warm clothes (wool or fleece sweater, tights)
2 pairs of mitts and 2 pairs of under-gloves.
ATTENTION! Personal effects must be in a travel bag – NO SUITCASE.
Booking conditions: a deposit of 30% will confirm your reservation and will be retained in all cases of cancellation. Any booked service will be charged entirely in case of cancellation less than 30 days before the reservation, or no-show on the premises, unless a prior agreement.
Lodging: In a comfortable hostel, according to the formula chosen for the days before/after. (www.vacances-grillon.com/) In rustic camp, heated with wood, lit with propane, in edge of lake or river giving access to the water, external dry toilet. (www.sepaq.com Réserve Papineau-Labelle).
Weather: For current weather and forecasts: www.meteomedia.com Town of Mont-Laurier.
Meal: Table d’hôte menu, 4 courses, at the inn. BBQ (grilled) lunch and home cooked meals in the evening when on a run.
Note that if you enjoyed the run, it is customary to tip your guide.