Gunflint Lodge - on the border of the BWCA

Skijoring the Boundary Waters

Originating in Scandinavia, skijoring, which means "ski-driving" in Norwegian,  combines dog mushing and cross country skiing.  Skijoring allows a dog and its owner to enjoy the BWCA winter together.  Imagine journeying across a Boundary Waters lake through the glistening ungroomed snow far from civilization. 

Overnight winter expeditions in the BWCA are not recommended for those who have not journeyed the BWCA before and who have not winter camped before.  To carry your gear, a small sled, or pulk, is recommended.  Any breed of dog has backwoods skijoring potential, but larger breeds, of course have greater strength.

Skijoring Links:
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