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A photographic journey over frozen fjords and into snow-draped mountains, using technology and knowledge that’s long been integral to the Inuit way of life in Greenland, with dog musher, Stella Davidsen Olsen.  

 
 
 
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My biggest rule is not to have shy dogs but breed confident and happy dogs that we can have a good relationship with and put trust in each other. This is especially important when we go out on long trips for multiple days, where it’s at most minus 20 degrees Celsius; we need to have created a dynamic where the dogs won’t leave us. We can’t forget that the dogs are our lifeline out in the wilderness.
 
 
 
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Being out here is so amazing and indescribable! It’s cold and big and so beautiful; you feel like a tiny piece of the rest of the world, and so small amongst nature. It’s a therapy of sorts. It’s so relaxing; I can be out here and not think about work, my phone, social media, or anybody else.
 
 
 
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After summer, at the beginning of winter, they are very wild and become competitive in their hierarchy, so we have to train them a lot. I love to see the dogs progress, and my motivation for dogsledding stems from loving and trusting these dogs and wanting to take good care of them. When I am out with them, I feel as though I can do anything – literally anything in the world – with more courage and confidence.
 
 
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