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Loyal sled dogs make lake travel easier

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Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2012 10:33 pm

LAKE MINCHUMINA, Alaska - Springtime travel on lake ice isn’t as dangerous as on river ice, but meltwater raises the lake level so the ice breaks away from the shore. As these photos demonstrate, traveling by dogsled with well-trained dogs and a canoe in tow is a slow, but magical, way to go.

Julie Collins is a trapper and freelance writer who lives near Lake Minchumina.

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