St. George’s College

Each winter students from RSG do a 4 day dog sled adventure. This year 41 students & 4 staff left Toronto early morning headed for South River.IMG_1495

Almost as early staff were in the yard doing morning chores & getting ready for the group.

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After a presentation at the shop, the bus arrives at the yard.

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A mountain of gear, 4 groups.

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Sleds are loaded & tied down.

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Everyone ready.

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The harness demo.

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Bringing dogs to the line.

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Harness & hook dogs.

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Everyone involved. Makes for quick hookups.

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On the way to the bush.

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Some people have a vision of being wrapped in a bear coat & gliding peacefully through the bush. Not at Chocpaw! We encourage people to work with their teams. Also helps stimulate warmth on chilly days.

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2 hours 15 minutes. 28 sleds loaded, 28 teams hooked, 172 dogs.

A flawless hook & run by the group & the dogs.

Well done RSG!