Canyon Huskies and Northern Lights Huskies spent the weekend training dogs at Bingis fjellstua in the Finnmarks Vidda outside of Mazi. In the winter, many miles of training is done in the Vidda, a large alpine area with very little trees, rolling hills, and open vistas. We had 30 adult dogs between us. The dogs were taken out of the trailer to run the last 10k into Bingis. Half pulled Roger's Suburban, Trine took the other half on the ATV. We trained the dogs all day Saturday, once in the morning and once in the evening. Andrea, one of Trine's handlers and I took out an 8 dog team on the cart we brought along. My camera seized up last weekend in Karasjok, so I don't have any pictures of Bingis other than the few low quality pics I took on my IPad. A shame, it is a beautiful fall in the mountains. The last of the wildflowers are blooming and trees turn more yellow every day. We saw several owls, ate good food by candlelight, and had a Saturday night sauna. I'll be seeing much more of the Vidda by dogsled this winter. Am looking forward to it already.
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