Dog Sledding is a favorite sport around the world, mostly participated in colder climates. Mushig is another term used for Dog Sledding. The word "mush" was used in older days of dog sledding as a term to get the dogs to go forward. Now, the word "hike" is used to command the sled dogs. A dog sled id pulled by as amny as 3-20 dogs depending on a race. Many famous races are involved with this sport, more notably the Iditarod and Yukon Quest.

The photos used for this layout are from pictures painted by famous Alaska artist, John Van Zyle, showing happenings along the trail.