Dog sledding excursion in the Glières Plateau near Annecy
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    French, English
  • Duration
    from 1 hr to 3 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Take a 45-minute or half-day ride in a sled and let the musher and his 11 Nordic dogs guide you through the Glières Plateau near Annecy.

Come explore the wide open spaces and landscapes of the Glières Plateau in Haute-Savoie with the professional mushers of D'Oumiak Aventure.

Short history: The Glières Plateau is known to have been a hot spot of the resistance during the Second World War. This is where Lieutenant Morel, the 1st leader of the maquis of Glières, is buried, and also where is located the memorial of the resistance of the Glières Plateau designed by the famous Emile Gilioli.

Programme for the 45-minute ride: You meet the musher at the bottom of the Glières Plateau, on the toboggan run. He will give you a little presentation of the dogs and the activity before you lay back in the sled. You go for a 45-minute ride on the wide open spaces of the Glières before returning to the departure point.
This option is only available during the week.

Programme for the half-day: You meet the musher at the Chemin des Eaux Noires in Thorens-Glières. He introduces you to the dogs and you participate in the hitching of dogs. You hop on the sled and leave for a 2-hour ride with a short break. You then return to the truck and participate in the storage of the facilities.

For people who are not very sporty, toddlers, or just for a first contact with the mushers' world, this dog sledding excursion is perfect!

Cancellation policy: 
flexible
1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected

Offers

145-min excursion
1 hr
Beginner
22-hour excursion
3 hrs
Beginner
Meeting point
Col des Glières, 74570 Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières Get directions

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un moment magique et inoubliable a refaire mais toute la journée
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j'aurais souhaité aller un peu plus vite et passer sur chemins boisés

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Moment magique partage en famille

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