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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Happy trails: following Finnmarksløpet 2018

Finnmarksløpet is in full swing and there are plenty of ways you can follow the action on the trail. Race standings You can keep track of the overall race standings here, and for the real armchair mushers you can use Petter’s detailed results table. Finnmarksløpet online and on TV There’s television coverage on Norway’s NRK channel …

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It’s all go for the teams in Røros!

After a hectic day of meetings, registration and final packing, the teams are almost ready to go, although there are always some last minute preparations for race morning!   Somehow the mushers have still found time to enjoy all the race can offer, like the lovely opening ceremony, in the beautiful setting of Røros’ famous …

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Join the team!

join the team

PETTER KARLSSON SLEDDOGS IS HIRING! The kennel is growing, and we are looking for new volunteers, handlers and guides to join our friendly team. We’re looking for enthusiastic people who are happy to help with every part of kennel work. Hours can be long, especially in the winter and you must be able to work out in all …

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RACE SEASON ROUND UP 2017

The 2017 season has been one of stark contrasts here at Petter Karlsson Sleddogs. It has been rewarding but frustrating, full of expectations and challanges, highs and lows. With so much to think about, I (sled guide and sometime blog rambler Helen) think a race season round up is in order before we move on to …

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Crossing the finishline in Femundlöpet 600 as the Champion!

Petter Karlsson won the race! He crossed the finish line with 7 dogs in the team, at 06:04 as the Champion of Femundlöpet 2017! He had a lead of 38 minuets to Birgitte Naess who came in second. The dogs in the team where Moscow, Hugo, Hippo, Odin, Lemmy, Lilly and Stalone.

Birgitte Naess the second team into Tolga

See Birgitte Naesss and her team come in as number 2, to Tolga amongst the F600 mushers. She lost 3 minuets to Petter from the run from Orkelbogen, So in total Petter has a 44 minuet lead.