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DOG SLEDDING & SNOW SHOEING - ANGLIN LAKE - CANADA

Dog sledding & snow shoeing at Anglin Lake, Canada

all seasons in one day 6 °C

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My best friend and I drove up to Anglin Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada for a day of dog sledding & snow shoeing ... 2 things which I've been wanting to cross off my bucket list for awhile! We live in Saskatoon, so it was only about 2.5hrs drive north to Anglin Lake. It is located about 65km north of Prince Albert.
This is a photo of the snow/ice covered lake.
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It was only $50 for a 1hr dog sled run, with complimentary snow shoe rental which we could use before or after the dog sledding. We chose to go snow shoeing first, as we had arrived about 1.5hrs early just in case the roads were bad ... but they were fine.
Here we are all geared up and ready to go. It was +6C this day in January, if you can believe it! No worries of getting cold thats for sure!
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The snow was really deep ... up to our knees in some places. We were snow shoeing virgins, lol, neither of us has done this before and were under the assumption that snow shoes allowed you to walk on top of the snow! But with snow this deep you still sink in quite a bit, making for a good workout!
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We stopped for a break at some chairs we came across ... and built a lil' snow dude and attempted to make snow angels :)
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Next up was the dog sledding!!
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This is where the dogs were kept. They each had their own dog house with their name on it :)
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This is Blackjack ... i this he's drunk in this photo, LOL!
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I just love his eyes!
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We were introduced to our team, and then shown how to harness & hook them up to the sled.
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The dogs were SO EXCITED! And LOUD! So much barking & excited whining ... they just wanted to GO! LOL! In the next sequence of photos, watch the lead dog! She was like a bucking horse, so eager to go!!
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Come on guys, lets GOOOO!
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All 4 legs off the ground, hahaha! I love this dog!
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Ignore my dorky pants please, lol!
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And we're off! SO MUCH FUN!
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It had been really windy the previous day and there were a few fallen trees that we either had to go over slowly, or stop, get off the sled, and help move them off the trail.
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Then outta nowhere it started snowing perfect, fluffy snowglobe-like flakes :) Beautiful!
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A fan-fricken-tastic day! We absolutely loved every minute of it :)
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Posted by ChantelleS 11:02 Archived in Canada Tagged trees snow winter dog canada sledding snowshoeing Comments (0)

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