Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Sled Dog Club


We love dogs. Dogs love running. We love Sledding with our dogs. It's a great fit.

Sledding or Skiing with your dog is one of the most enjoyable activities you can do with your four legged friends.
The Rocky Mountain Sled Dog Club (RMSDC) promotes the art and joy of Dog Mushing through racing events and camaraderie. Our races are Sprint Races which means they are usually four to fifteen miles in length. There are two participation levels, one for seasoned mushers and one for newer recreational mushers.  We also have youth races for those under 14 years old. Race events have both Sledding and Skijoring classes. Sledding uses 4, 6, 8 or more dogs and run a length equal to the number of dogs used.  For instance 4 dog teams run 4 miles and 8 dog teams run 8 miles. Skijorers usually race for 4 miles with one dog and 6 miles when using 2 dogs. 
People often ask us what kind of dogs do you need? Over the years we have seen traditional Siberian Huskies, Hounds, Pointers, Poodles, Rottweilers, Boxers and other various 30-70 pound dogs used. Any dog that likes to pull and run can be used.

So how do you get started? Check out our website for the race schedule, come to an event and talk to the Mushers.  We have members with over 25 years of experience who love to talk about their dogs and helping beginners.

Come play in the snow with us!
Steven Bethka
Rocky Mountain Sled Dog Club President



Current News

Summer Banquet will be held at The Stephens residence 52 Falcon Road, Hartsel, CO, June 25. All are welcome to attend!




Come Race the Rockies!"