WELL! Had a fun adventure today! Got up really, really early, took the ferry and went over the pass just as the sun was rising - a bit of snow, but the road was fine.
We were going to dog mushing camp, but no one was there when we arrived, so we went on a little hike, instead. The snow was old, and had a thick crust.
Cathi and Tui - Tui loved the snow, and rolled and tried to dig in it, but usually didn't break through the crust. Us larger types usually did, though, so we kept to the trails that were already broken.
When we got back to camp, the dogs started showing up. The local kids at camp loved them.
The harnessing process was wild and LOUD! And, up until the moment the sled brakes were released, every dog was too excited to stand still.
But as soon as they were off, they were silent and all about the business of pulling and running. FAST!
When we went down to Roslyn (yes, the same town where they filmed "Northern Exposure") for lunch, we saw a Sleigh Ride sign, so stopped in for another little adventure. The Percheron horses had some Paint in their background, and were just gorgeous. The ride was very fun, with another family along, sleighbells and all!
It was a great way to finish the year!