Dog Sledding and Ice Climbing Package

2022 Dates Available:

January 17-20 (Monday through Thursday) 

March 6-9 (Sunday through Wednesday) 


Take winter to the extreme and try something new with our dog sledding and ice climbing adventure.  Nature’s Kennel has teamed up with Downwind Sports to offer the ultimate Upper Peninsula adventure!

This trip is designed for people with little to no experience.  All sessions (both dog sledding and ice climbing) are fully guided.  This trip is designed for adults and children ages 10 and up.  The dog sledding portion includes a 20-mile (3-4 hour) excursion and the ice climbing is also a 3-4 hour session. 


Trip includes all excursions, lodging, meals and tips. Each trip date is limited to 10 participants.  Cost: $1290 per person

Group transportation is not offered, but maps to all locations will be provided and you will be accompanied by a guide (Tasha, owner of Nature’s Kennel) to and from all activities.  All lodging and most meals are at Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn.

Day One:  Arrive at beautiful Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn in Curtis, MI.  Check in anytime after 3 pm and meet for dinner in the back dining room at 6 pm.  Meet Tasha, owner of Nature’s Kennel, who will be your guide for the duration of your trip. A short presentation on the Upper Peninsula will take place during dinner.  

Day Two:  After a hearty breakfast, you'll arrive at Nature’s Kennel at 10 AM.  You’ll have the opportunity to meet the amazing sled dogs of Nature’s Kennel, and receive all the instruction necessary to drive your own dog team on a guided 20-mile dog sledding trip. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included.

Day Three:  After a hearty breakfast, you'll arrive in Munising at Downwind Sports at 9 AM.  You’ll meet your guide, receive ice climbing gear, and make your way to some spectacular ice formations.  A gourmet sack lunch will be provided that you can eat while taking a break from ice climbing.  Climbing takes place from approximately 9-32 pm.  The remainder of the afternoon can be spent doing some guided hiking with Tasha to waterfalls around Munising area or relaxing on your own.  Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included.

Day Four:   Breakfast (included) and Departure (on your own).