13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Dog mushing in Barrow, AK
Young Midnight is the lead dog of Geoff Carroll’s current team. Geoff is the only remaining owner of a sled dog team in town. In 1986, he joined Will Steger on a now famous trek to the North Pole by sled sponsored by National Geographic.
During the summer the dogs train by pulling an ATV packed with kids along the dirt roads.
Geoff Carroll, his wife, Marie, and their sled dog team are joined by neighbors and kids for some outdoors fun.
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||Nov. 18, 2015, 1:11 p.m.
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