A dog that is attached to a line just before the sledge runners. They are the strongest dogs, used to free up the sledge and get it started or help pull the sledge around objects.
The smartest, most respected dogs in a dog team. They are very good at keeping to the trail.
Dogs that must run next to the runners as if the runners were wheels.
Dogs that can turn the teams by their strength and ability to follow commands.
Dogs that have been hit by car wheels and are no longer able to pull the sleds.
A small metal hook used for fishing through holes cut on the ice.
A small hooked piece of metal that when heated, can be threaded through snow blocks to strengthen ice shelters.
A hook used to dig into blocks of ice and carry them to the desired location.
A large ice hook used to drag behind a sled and slow the sled down.
A rare form of icicle that is curved at the end because it was formed in high wind conditions.
Someone who leads a dog sled team. The driver of a dog sled team.
The person who has to walk through very mushy, wet snow when the dogs won't pull the sledge anymore and need a human at the head of the line to get them going again.
A machine that breaks up hard, ice packed snow so that it is like mush which then can be cleared off the trails.
The member of a dance team that performs a special Inuit dance called the Mushee Step Dance.
The person who tales care of the dogs that have been dropped from the race and must pick up the mush from the dog yard. (yuck)