Rain and warmer temperatures turned the snow surface into slick ice, and that can be hazardous to dogs and their paws.
Jed Stephensen of Nordic Wayfinding Kennels told me his dogs are used to 300-mile races, and they were off to one that next weekend.
A gallery of Jed’s sled dogs
Here’s a little gallery of Jed’s team starting and finishing their quick little 6-miler.
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