The dogs yap, pulling at their lines as they dig into the sparsely snow-covered ground.
With a bit of speed, their ears flop back as tongues roll out the sides of their toothy grins.
They depart and arrive at the same clearing, bookending a 13- or 7.5-mile run on the Ibex Valley trails at the Babe Southwick Memorial Race.
Named for Destruction Bay musher Babe Southwick, the memorial race celebrates the Rendezvous spirit and remembers the colourful woman who died unexpectedly in 1965 at the Sourdough?Rendezvous dog races. (more…)