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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Metsjöviddafjäll Race, 15-17 January 2022

  The 320km Metsjöviddafjäll Race is always an important one as the Mushers get to see their teams in a real race for the first time in the season. Last year Matthias Schärer made the unthinkable possible and beat 6-time Champion Petter Karlsson on his own turf. In an epic 120km run to the finish …

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Experienced sled guide wanted!

Petter Karlsson

We are looking for people with a passion for dog sledding and with the energy and motivation to be an important part of our team with the goal to build up the best dog team in the world. We live in Slussfors, Sweden at the border of Vindelfjällens nature reserve, here we have a long snow …

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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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Petter Karlsson in the Lead at Orkelbogen!

Petter Karlsson started out 1 hour and 45 minuets after Ralph Johannessen from Sövollen. Petter had then been resting for 2h 7 minuets, while Ralph had only made a short stop of 12 minuets. The next run to Orkelbogen was 107 km. Petter had a smooth run and was gaining on Ralph. When he passed …

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