Dave Olesen



Dave Olesen grew up in small-town Illinois. He has a B.A. in Humanities and Northern Studies. A veteran dog musher, he finished the daunting Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race eight times. Olesen immigrated to Canada in 1987. He lives on Great Slave Lake with his wife, Kristen, their two daughters, forty-three huskies, and a ninety-year-old Danish sailboat. He works as a bush pilot and guide.

Average rating: 4.29 · 28 ratings · 6 reviews · 3 distinct works
Cold Nights: Fast Trails : ...

4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1989
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Kinds of Winter: Four Solo ...

4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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A Wonderful Country: The Qu...

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2005
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