Experienced sled guide wanted!

Guide runs race

WE ARE HIRING AN EXPERIENCED TOUR GUIDE FOR WINTER 2019/2020 We are looking for an experienced sled guide who’s ready for their next adventure. We’re seeking someone enthusiastic who is confident taking multi-day tours and is dedicated to the very best dog care. When the guide is not guiding they will be working in the …

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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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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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The Riders of the Arctic

New documentary The Riders of the Arctic out now. Last year at Finnmarksløpet 2016 we were lucky when an unexpected addition to our handler crew joined us. Belgian filmmaker Hilse De Groote was shooting a documentary about the race and the mushers who compete in it. She had been riding with British musher Mel Andrews but when …

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Metsjövidda Fjäll Race result 2017

race results are in, petter karlsson is victorious!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Who won the Metsjövidda Fjäll Race?! *Drumroll please* The suspense for the race results actually wasn’t too intense on the night of the closing banquet, as Petter had arrived home some hours before the rest of the pack, making him the clear 2017 Metsjövidda champion! Editor’s note: Petter …

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Metsjövidda Fjäll Race: A Yearling Tale

An early start Late nights and early mornings, that’s what makes a competitive musher’s world go round. Count the booties, cut the snacks, pack the sled, realise you forgot 10 things, repack the sled. For months, everything has been leading to this moment, focused on the Metsjövidda Fjäll Race and yet somehow there is still …

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Check out our brand new website for our husky sleddog tours and race season news!

We are delighted to share our brand new website with you! PetterKarlsson.com is the one stop shop for information about our husky sleddog tours and Petter’s race training, news and results. The new website is full of exciting new features. You can learn more about us and the guides and handlers who work here in the “our …

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