Road to Femundløpet

The start of the journey to Femundløpet

While the excitement of a race may begin for most when they see the teams jumping and barking on the starting line, any musher (or handler!) will tell you that the months, weeks, days and hours leading up to it are often just as much of a whirlwind. The days before this year’s Femundløpet have …

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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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