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Alone Across the Arctic: A Woman's Journey Across the Top of the World by Dog Team
In February 1993, eight sled dogs and one woman set out from Barrow, Alaska, to mush 2,500 miles. "Along Across the Arctic" chronicles this astounding expedition.
Paperback, 120 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Alaska Northwest Books
(first published June 1st 2001)
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Pam Flowers loves the arctic. And she decided to undertake a huge task - to cross the artic circle with her dog team. This is the story of that trip (with lots of great pictures). A very interesting read which I really enjoyed.
Nov 01, 2009 Arminzerella rated it 3 of 5 stars
Pam Flowers has always been kind of a loner. After finding herself in Texas, working at a career she didn’t particularly enjoy, she remembered her dream of one day moving to a “snowy vastness” and having adventures. She decided to quit her job and move to Alaska. She found work at the Howling Dog Farm and learned how to raise and train sled dogs. She took up dog breeding and mushing and competed in the Iditarod. During this time she also began planning her own expedition – she wanted to retrace ...more