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Fear and Loathing on the Iditarod Trail

Professional musher Aliy Zirkle was prepared for the minus-50-degree temperatures and the brutally long distances of the Iditarod. What she didn't expect was a midnight attack by a snowmobile-riding stranger halfway through the 1,000-mile course.

Craig Medred
Mar 2, 2017

How to Teach a Dog to Be Brave

Turning puppies into full-fledged dogsledding athletes is a tough endeavor—one we'll explore over the next four months. First up: making sure they're not afraid.

Blair Braverman
Nov 22, 2016

How to Live in the Wilderness for a Whole Year

Adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman today emerged from 12 months living in the Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota. One of their top challenges? Filing their taxes on time.

Stephanie Pearson
Sep 21, 2016

Excerpt: Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube

At 18, determined to carve out a life as a "tough girl," Blair Braverman moved to Norway to learn dogsledding at an Arctic folk school, chasing fear and finding home in the great white North.

Blair Braverman
Jun 28, 2016