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AJ, owner of Jack and the Pack, answers some frequently asked questions that will help you get started kicksledding with your dog. Brave the Snow is happy to announce we will be sharing a retail space with Jack and the Pack and are excited to introduce you to this great Twin Cities resource for dog powered sports.

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Trails, Twin Cities, Winter Camping -

Winter Glamping? You can do it! Minnesota State Parks has awesome yurts and camper cabin for winter use. One of our favorites is at Glendalough State Park. It has two yurts and four camper cabins that provide a warm, rustic base camp for an ultimate kicksledding adventure. Winter camping can be intimidating at first, but trying a camper cabin or yurt is a great way to get started.

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Kicksledding, Kicksleds, New to Kicksledding -

Getting your kicksled to the trail is quick and easy. This article will explain how a kicksled folds, kicksled dimensions, and ways to transport your kicksled. After reading, you will be assured you will be able to get your kicksled in your vehicle.

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*Brave The Snow includes snow runners with all kicksleds* Check out this article to become an expert on kicksled snow runners. What are Snow Runners? Plastic snow runners provide a wide surface area that allows the kicksled to glide on packed snow, similar to skis. Without them, a kicksled will sink into the snow. Imagine trying to ice skate on packed snow...it doesn’t work. Doesn't work with a kicksled without snow runners either. But, on solid ice, you do not need the snow runners, but you can keep them on if you want. We usually leave our kicksled snow runners...

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People have been kicksledding for almost 100 years in Scandinavia using only their foot as a brake. Using your boot as a brake works quite well, especially on flat trails, frozen water bodies, small hills and even larger hills if there is a fresh deeper layer of snow. But, when icier conditions come into play, especially on hills, your foot alone will not be enough to stay in control. And if you are kicksledding with dogs, a foot alone will definitely not be enough. Read on to learn more about braking on your kicksled. Overview snapshot : Should I get...

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