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Dogsledding

027 Snowshoeing and Dogsledding and Winter Survival

In this podcast episode, dad and I discuss what type of adventure we should try next. Winter is coming, so we’re thinking of snowy endeavors. If you have any ideas or suggestions, we’d be happy to consider them. You can post in the comments at EpicFieldNotes.com/027…

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009 An Hour’s Worth of Interesting Talk About Adventure Travel

I am simply amazed by this episode! Why? Because I just listened to the entire hour, and no episode so far has seemed to flow by faster. I would never have imagined that random bits and pieces of talk could move along so quickly and so interestingly. There seems to be an inexhaustible supply of … Continue reading »

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How to get your dog to swallow a pill

Fact: Dry capsules stick to a dog’s tongue. Fact: Dogs can smell the bitter powder inside a capsule. Fact: A clever dog will cheek the capsule and spit it out behind your back. Fact: You have to get that pill down your dog’s throat before you’re late for work. How not to succeed… Attempted Method: … Continue reading »

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Best Destination for Dog Sledding in Alaska

In researching this question, I found this article inĀ USA Today. It recommends 10 outfitters around the country who offer dog sledding tours. Of the ten, only one is listed in Alaska (Paws For Adventure, Fairbanks). This outfitter is also one of the handful I had listed previously as warranting further consideration. The original dream was … Continue reading »

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Dogsledding Outfitter Links

http://www.sleddogcentral.com/rides_tours_usa.htm#ak I’ve pulled the following links off the above website to study further once I have more time: http://bushalaskaexpeditions.com/index.html http://www.thedenaliadventure.com/ http://denaliwest.com/ http://www.earthsonglodge.com http://www.brooksrangewintertours.com/ http://www.pawsforadventure.com/

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Seeking outfitter in Alaska

Last fall, dad and I went mule packing in the Rockies. This winter, we have a dogsledding trip in mind. Here is the idea in a nutshell: An outfitter in Alaska A remote cabin A bush plane A team of sled dogs The wilderness This trip takes priority (for me, at least) over the Death … Continue reading »

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