Umbagog Lake Women’s Dogsledding Weekend

January 29, 2018

Coming February 1, 2018. Outdoor activities in the winter white woods of Maine! The Women’s Dogsledding Weekend with Mahoosuc Guide Service is filled with dogsledding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing at Umbagog Lake. On this 3 day adventure, 2 women per sled will work with dogteams of huskies that have been raised by the owner guides from […]

Points Unknown: Women’s Winter Adventure 2018 DOG MUSHING!

January 24, 2018

Coming February 8, 2018. You had us at sled dogs! Join Points Unknown for their Women’s Winter Adventure, a long weekend in the northern Minnesota wilderness. A small group of lucky women will receive detailed, individual, hands-on instruction on how to mush their own team of sled dogs. Navigation and wilderness survival skills will also […]

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

September 13, 2017

Coming September 15, 2017. It’s the second largest Oktoberfest celebration (after the original in Munich, Germany, of course) and America’s largest Oktoberfest! More than half a million people descend on Cincinnati, Ohio to celebrate German heritage, beer, food, and more. There’s 3-days of live entertainment on 9 stages, 9 bier gartens and fest tents serving 90 varieties of beer and […]

Vashon Sheepdog Classic

May 10, 2017

Coming June 8, 2017. Have you heard…or should we say herd?! It’s the Vashon Sheepdog Classic! Take a ferry over to Vashon Island, just 20 minutes west of Seattle, to watch a unique competition that celebrates the abilities of our four-legged friends as they compassionately herd sheep through a series of courses designed to show off their skills. This popular […]

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

February 19, 2016

Coming March 5, 2016. Mush! The acclaimed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is approaching! Started in 1973 to commemorate the part that sled dogs played in the settlement of Alaska, the event travels the northern route this year (even numbered year) from Anchorage to Nome. The race takes from 9 to 12 days and covers […]

Arctic Adventure Tours Fabulous Fun Run

March 11, 2015

Mush! Chee! Chaw! These are some of the commands you’ll use on the Fabulous Fun Run with Arctic Adventure Tours in Inuvik in Canada’s Northwest Territories province. This introduction to dog sledding allows YOU to command and drive a dog team all by yourself! After an informative training session of learning basic commands, for example, […]

Good Dog – Dirty Dog 5K Walk/Run

September 30, 2014

October 18, 2014. For a barking good time, grab your dog and check out the Good Dog – Dirty Dog 5K Walk/Run. Held at Folsom Lake, California, this inaugural fun run gives you a choice between walking along the shore of Folsom lake or running the trails under old oak trees. There’s an aid station […]

Dog Sledding and Winter Fun by Adventures in Good Company

November 6, 2013

Coming February 1, 2014. Mush! Join Adventures in Good Company on their Dog Sledding and Winter Fun tour. Five days filled with snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and of course, dog sledding in the winter wilderness of Minnesota. Meals, lodging, equipment, local transportation included. Grab your girlfriends, warm parkas, and mush!

Iditarod Trail Race

January 29, 2013

Coming March 2, 2013. Did you know that yes you can get involved with the world-renowned Iditarod Trail Race? In Anchorage, there is the ceremonial start of the Iditarod that you can participate in… just go early to visit with the mushers & dogs as they get ready along 4th avenue. Join other folks as […]

No End in Sight: My Life as a Blind Iditarod Racer

January 7, 2013

It’s hard not to route for a young girl leading an Iditarod sled dog team, but when you realize that she’s also blind, this transforms into a truly inspirational story. No End In Sight is the first-person story of a young sled dog racer who had to overcome an incredible obstacle to compete–born legally blind, […]