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The guides taught us the basic rules of mushing and accompanied us on our treks. It was incredibly peaceful to be out in the woods with the dogs. We could enjoy the wilderness without the noise of snowmobiles or the work of long-distance hiking. At dusk we fed the herd of deer that came up to our cabin, and at night we went out on the ice to watch the northern lights. An added bonus: the food at the resort is really good. My daughter Alissa and her friend Eliza were both about 12 when we did this; they’ve been asking to go back ever since.
143 S. Gunflint Lake
Grand Marais, MN 55604
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