Eden Valley Woman Savors Volunteering For Sled Dog Race

Nearly 120 miles north of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon’s chaotic start lies a wilderness checkpoint where the spirit of the race reveals itself in silent campfire smoke and pine siskins’ song.Far removed from the poster-signing, cute-puppy-contest trappings that draw thousands of spectators to Duluth, Sawbill is where Eden Valley volunteer Rosie Court plans to pitch her summer tent and await the two-hour warning call from the town of Finland.“It’s got the yin and yang of life,” Court said. “The silence, the chaos. It’s rewarding, it’s challenging. It’s exhilarating, it’s exhausting.”Read more here: http://www.sctimes.com/article/20130211/LIFE03/302110019/Eden-Valley-woman-savors-volunteering-dog-sled-race?nclick_check=1

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