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Dog sledding

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Illustration by Emily M. Eng, National Geographic

SPORTS A mixed heritage gives sled dogs their love of running, a desire to work, and a need for wild places. And right now, sled dogs around the world are busy preparing for the upcoming racing sea…

Find out how many dogs are in a team, what you need to get started, the parts on a dogsled, and many more interesting facts you probably never knew about dog sledding. When mushing, certain dogs have certain spots in the formation. #dogsledding #dogsledracing #dogsledlineup #dogsledparts #funwithdogsinthesnow

Find out how many dogs are in a team, what you need to get started, the parts on a dogsled, and many more interesting facts you probably never knew about dog sledding. When mushing, certain dogs have certain spots in the formation. #dogsledding #dogsledracing #dogsledlineup #dogsledparts #funwithdogsinthesnow

Dog sledding - Jean Claude Valette of France at the International sled race

As winter begins to wind down, we are still in the middle of sled dog racing season. The Iditarod in Alaska had its ceremonial start in Anchorage last Saturday (the 7th), the Yukon Quest, also in Alaska took place back in mid-February, and the Can-Am Crown races were held in Maine only a couple of weeks ago. The most well-known of the races, the Iditarod Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, covers 1,868 km (1,161 mi), and takes anywhere from 8 to 12 days for mushers and their teams of 16 dogs to…

Before the invention of snowmobiles, dog sleds were the most important mode of transportation in snowy areas. And today, dog sledding is sports but not a necessity. 5-Minute Crafts is going to tell you how a dog sled works.

Before the invention of snowmobiles, dog sleds were the most important mode of transportation in snowy areas. And today, dog sledding is sports but not a necessity. 5-Minute Crafts is going to tell you how a dog sled works.

Mount Royal Hotel in Banff National Park, a convenient hotel located right at the heart of Banff town. Perfect place to stay for couples travel. #explorecanada #canadatravel

What's there to do in Banff that doesn't involve skiing? This travel guide highlights top winter activities and must-see attractions you just can’t afford to miss!