Resting on the Trail

One of Petters favorite tool to use in long distance races is resting on the trail. In the races the distances between the Checkpoints are not always the same and can vary between 60 and 130km. Different teams will choose different strategies, and Petter himself is switching it up a bit every year. For example …

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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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