Adam Mališ

Adam has spent a lot of his adult life adventuring around the world, trying to make the most out of every day. He somehow made it to Freezing Yukon region of Canada and fell in love with musher’s lifestyle. Since then he’s been guiding dog sled tours, helping guests as they fall in love with …

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Petter Karlsson

a dog a day Moscow with petter

Although Finnmarksløpet and Femundløpet are recent high profile successes Petter has been striving to reach a peak of excellence in the sport for many years. Since the late nineties he has excelled at every class of dog mushing. Having found success in sprint racing and then mid-distance, winning the European Championship among others, Petter decided …

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Angela Karlsson

Hailing from central Sweden, Angela has taken to life in the north and wouldn’t be anywhere else! While juggling work, business management and two raucous young boys, somehow Angela still finds time to support Petter’s farming and training, and is a cornerstone of the team.

Stijn Jansen

Stijn has always loved the outdoors, and has always had a big love for dogs. He came to us through Workaway with a desire to combine those two passions. He didn’t have a background in dogsledding but he has been an enthusiastic team member, quick to learn as much as possible about and from the …

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Florence Marien

We’re delighted to have Flo back with Team Petter Karlsson for her second season. Flo is an experienced guide who has introduced guests to the wonders of dogsledding in Canada and Norway before joining us here in Sweden. She came to Slussfors “to learn from the best and be one day able to have my …

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Helen Mullane

After 10 years working in the film industry in London, in 2014 Helen left the city behind for a new life driving huskies and has never looked back! She has worked as a guide in Norway and Alaska, as well as in Slussfors. Helen completed Femundlöpet 400 in 2018. This year she hopes to run …

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Kaisa Rebane

Kaisa’s motto is (in norwegian) “Følg drømmen ikke strømmen”, (“Follow the dream not the stream”) and she certainly lives by those words! Kaisa’s has experience in a diverse range of disciplines, from physiotherapy and sports massage to orienteering and through work as a rope access technician. In 2016/17 winter she did a 850km solo thru-hike …

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Daniel R Hansen

Daniel is an enthusiastic outdoorsman with many years of “friluftsliv” or open air life behind him. He enjoys fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and everything else nordic nature has to offer! He loves to make traditional Norwegian food, and to process and cook wild game. Daniel graduated from Øytun outdoor school with a qualification in hunting and …

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Petter Karlsson is the Champion of Finnmarkslöpet

What an incredible finish of Finnmarksløpet 2018!! It was touch and go for a while after a terribly timed accidental breeding (is there ever a good time for an accidental breeding?), but somehow Petter managed to defy the odds, get the team moving again after a gruelling 1200 km and pull off a last minute victory. Everyone …

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Finnmarksløpet update

What an exciting day on the Finnmarksløpet trail! At Neiden II Petter took a 3 hour 40 minute rest. As the time came to leave he prepared his dogs in no rush, he was happy knowing that Dallas would go out in front of him. But then soon into his run Dallas had to return to …

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