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Sled Dog Race Season 2016/2017

Happy New Year! Better late than never 🙂 We celebrated the turn of the year with our guests from 8Seasons4Women in Stora Sjöfallet. We simply had a great time there, but more about that later – many nice pictures to… Continue reading →

December baking

December = Baking time When everything is covered in fresh powder snow and the days are getting shorter we always feel a desire to bake! It´s true, funny enough, because I´m usually not backing – cooking YES but backing NO…. Continue reading →

Muddus Hike

Short hiking trip in the Muddus National Park Yes, finally we did it, a weekend hike in the famous Muddus National Park, part of Laponia in Swedish Lapland. It´s about seven years ago I have been there the last time…. Continue reading →

Skördefest – harvest season

Here in Swedish Lapland we call the harvest seasons „skördefest“ We can as well have a “skördefest” this year – thanks to our helpers Hanna and Johanna. Hanna took care of the small plant early in the year and Johanna… Continue reading →

Autumn training

With the 8SeasonsHuskies 2016 We are enjoying the cooler temperatures in the morning or evening to train the dogs with our vehicle since almost two weeks. It´s so much fun to see the dogs running again – they just love… Continue reading →


Puppies are growing We got three puppies last March. Idi, Yuko and Finn. Johanna had the great idea to name them after sled dog races. Idi = Iditarod / Yuko = Yukon Quest / Finn = Finnmarkslöpet It´s crazy how… Continue reading →

Meadowsweet wine

Mieko-Paradise Everything is growing outside this time of the year – even at the Arctic Circle! Last year I tried to make meadowsweet wine for the first time and I was so satisfied that I have to do it again…. Continue reading →

Outdoor toilet

Sometimes we have to take a step back to the past… We have a wonderful property close to the lake Miekojärvi – just perfect to jump into the water after sauna or for training the dogs in winter on the… Continue reading →

Survival bag for mushing

Powered by Like I mentioned earlier on most of the longdistance sleddog races part of the mandatory equipment is a thermo survival bag. But it´s also not a bad idea to take it with on longer training runs… you… Continue reading →

Race Alta 2 dagars 2016

Review first race of the winter season in Alta Now it´s almost 10 days ago since the first race of this season – the Alta 2-dagars about 220km. The special thing about Alta-2dagars race is that there are no checkpoints…. Continue reading →

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