Tuesday, November 16

Winter Dog Mushing in Canada is a Team Sport

After 5 days on the trail, a dog mushing expedition participant spends some extra time speaking to the team players "chilling" before launching into another day of exhilarating fun on the trail. This is the mushing equivalent of a the "pre-game interview" with the players and the coach.... self-administered and Yukon style!

Dog sledding is regularly described as an extreme sport, but above all, it gives a chance to those who decide this is something they want to try to learn about themselves, to understand at a different level how people relate to their environment and the creatures that inhabit it. Mushing is a holiday experience that is truly transformational, in the best possible sense. It involves travelling over great distances without mechanical means, rather, by depending on the goodwill of a team eager huskies helping you reach your destination. This means that your satisfaction about your choice of vacation depends on what you will invest in nurturing your relationship with your dog team. There is no more honest proposition than this.