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Arctic Moment: Jump Start

Arctic Moment: Jump Start

The race is on in Majuriarvik, Nunavik
By Pierre Dunnigan
Jan 02
2018
From the Jan/Feb 2018 Issue

The thrill of the trail awaits. And this pure-bred husky knows that once he’s tied up, it means it’s nearly time to go. Harry Okpik’s team prepares to head out on the second leg of the Ivakkak dogsled race, up the eastern coast of Hudson Bay from Umiujaq to Ivujivik, a total distance of 650 kilometres.