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June 2012

June 23, 2012

Adversities and Triumphs

Welcome friends!! This week’s article is a piece I had written a few years ago for Mushing magazine….enjoy!! Click here to read the article.

June 10, 2012

My Old-Time Huskies

In his youth, Bear was a master Arctic navigator who guided us through blistering blizzards with his eyes closed. He navigated using the wind direction and the snow drifts lying across the sea ice like a compass. He could detect thin ice by scent and feel our old trail under a foot of fresh snow. […]

June 4, 2012

The makings of a Champion Lead Dog

…Continued from Part 1 At first, Champ led the team like a regular rookie, with lots of enthusiasm followed by bewilderment, and then fear. Most rookies get over the confused stage quickly, but sometimes the fear of leading your peers takes quite a while to overcome. It’s not natural for a youngster who is the […]