What is dog mushing in Alaska?Dog sledding, more often referred to as mushing, is a classic Alaskan excursion where you and your vacation party hop on a sled pulled by a team of dogs. This practice originated in the northern parts of modern Canada and Alaska.
Most people's first exposure to mushing comes in the form of movies or TV, but now you can have a chance to meet the dogs yourself! You can even watch pro mushers compete in races if you're interested. Here's everything you need to know about this Alaskan hobby!