Adventurer-Educators Prepare for Next Leg of 11,600-Mile Journey

With 70,000 students tethered to them through the Internet, four northern Minnesota adventurers recently completed a 900-mile dogsled trip in Canada’s Northwest Territories.Dave and Amy Freeman of Grand Marais, along with Van Conrad and Ellen Root of Ely, traveled from Norman Wells on the Mackenzie River to Fort Resolution on Great Slave Lake, arriving April 12.But for the Freemans, that was just the third stage of their 11,647-mile North American Odyssey, a three-year endeavor that began in 2010. Traveling by kayak, canoe, dogsled and backpacking, the couple started in Seattle a year ago and plan to finish in Key West, Fla., in 2013.Read more here:


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