"Give me winter, give me dogs and you can keep the rest." So said Knut Rasmussen, the Dane who explored Greenland in the early 20th century. If you, like Rasmussen, feel the call of the wild, consider driving your own canine crew on holiday: one afternoon managing the tangle of tugging harnesses and sled brakes as the huskies yelp and yowl, and you may never get back in your car. The dogs can run up to 5,000 km in a season, often through snow crystals at -25°C. "There is a strong feeling of being dependent on the small but incredibly...
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