In my childhood, I was obsessed with Balto, a sled dog who led the final leg of a serum run in Alaska to combat an outbreak – and thus deemed a hero. I thought he was the coolest thing ever and dreamed of being pulled around in a toboggan by my own very Balto.
Last month I realized my dog sledding dreams with Toronto Adventures. Their location was about 1.5 hours away, a bit north of Mt. St. Louis and the day included about an hour of dog sledding and an hour of optional snow shoeing.
Mama dog with puppies – can you see the little tail?
I thought this dog was the best looking : 3
A small section of their living quarters
We were able to take turns sitting on the sled as well as being the musher; so about a half hour of mushing each. Continue reading