“MUSH!” Karen Land and her sled dog Noggin

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“MUSH!” Karen Land and her sled dog Noggin
November 21, 2019 6:00 PM
November 21, 2019 8:00 PM
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“MUSH!” Karen Land and her sled dog Noggin
September 18, 2019
Colorado Mesa University Cascade Building
334 S 3rd St, Montrose, CO, 81401, United States

The sport of dog mushing is a dance across some of the most remote wilderness on Earth. Completing the Iditarod is among the most difficult feats in all of sports. More people have reached the summit of Mount Everest than have made it to the Iditarod finish line behind a team of dogs.

Karen Land ran sled dogs for veteran Iditarod racer Terry Adkins for nearly four years before starting her own kennel and race team.  She is a journalist whose newspaper columns teachers use to supplement the Iditarod curriculum already utilized by schools across the globe.

Karen writes, “Everything in mushing is totally about the dogs. Patience, adaptability, compassion, courage, honesty, initiative, loyalty, optimism, perseverance, trust, and respect—these traits allow a musher and her team to keep moving forward. I have been fortunate to spend my life with a string of dogs I adore. Giving talks in school and libraries allows me to share my passion with wonderful, enthusiastic people. Thank you for having us!”

Join Karen and her sled dog Noggin for a fun program for all ages, 6:00-8:00 pm on November 21.

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