cross country skiing with dogThe December issues of Fido Friendly and Dog Fancy magazine both listed dog-friendly ski resorts in North America.

With so many good resorts and so many hills, mountains and trails to ski with your dog, we couldn’t resist sharing!

Location: Alberta, Canada

Stay at: Fairmont Chateau, Lake Louise

Why powderhounds love it: Pet package includes a customized letter, luxury pet bed, water bowls, organic biscuits, and an activity directory.  Proceeds from the pet fee support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Location: Aspen, CO

Stay at: Hotel Jerome

Why powderhounds love it: Accommodations include a pet bed, signature food, specialty menu, and dog water dishes.

Location: Aspen, CO

Stay at: The Little Nell

Why powderhounds love it: Dog beds, pet menus, Nordic trails, and even a Puppy Jet Lag kit to help Fido feel pampered.

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Stay at: Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre

Why powderhounds love it: Shoppers paradise for the many pets and pet owners—in fact, Whistler boasts almost 10,000 dog-owning residents!

Location: Chittenden, VT

Stay at: Mountain Top Inn & Resort

Why powderhounds love it: Fido-friendly rustic cabins that sleep up to ten people.

Location: Grand Marais, MN

Stay at: Gunflint Lodge

Why powderhounds love it: Dog Lover’s Weekends are offered at various times throughout the year offering pet-centric outdoor and indoor activities like dog massage and training.  During Dog Lover’s Weekends, the $20 pet fee is waived.

Location: Jackson Hole, WY

Stay at: Snow King Resort

Why powderhounds love it: Dog-sledding destination of choice.

Location: Lake Placid, NY

Stay at: Lake Placid Lodge

Why powderhounds love it: The Adirondack Mountains boast over 2,000 miles of hiking and ski trails, including the largest dog-friendly trail in the U.S.

Location: Mammoth Lakes, CA

Stay at: Westin Monache Resort

Why powderhounds love it: Dog-friendly cross-country trails.

Location: Pocono Manor, PA

Stay at: The Inn at Pocono Manor

Why powderhounds love it: Resort and community activities allow pets.

Location: Stowe, VT

Stay at: Stowe Mountain Lodge

Why powderhounds love it: Oversized windows make your dog feel like he’s outside even when in.

Location: Sun Valley, ID

Stay at: Tamarack Lodge

Why powderhounds love it: A doggy ski pass can be purchased that’s good for around 18 miles of dog-friendly groomed trails.  A bonus: the adjacent city of Ketchum offers many dog-friendly patio-dining opportunities.

Location: Telluride, CO

Stay at: The Mountain Lodge

Why powderhounds love it: Dogs are allowed in designated gondola cabins!

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