Bormio sleddog In Bormio in town Arnoga at Husky Village you can go with dog sledding, fantastic excursions in the Stelvio National Park, with dog sledding husky. The Italian center Selddog Huski Village of Bormio in Arnoga is also one of the most beautiful stages dell’Alpirod, race sled dogs. The paths are of 5 or 10 km, in the nature of the forests in the heart of Valtellina, a sport for young people, adults and families with children. In addition to fun, the sleddog excursions allow to plunge into the fantastic natural habitat of the mountain and stay in close contact with the flora and fauna of the Stelvio National Park.
The term is American and comes from dog and sled, sleddog, ‘sleigh pulled by a pack of dogs’. The sleddog has always been a means of transportation used in the North by the Eskimos, Indians and pioneers, today is primarily a sport, where beautiful dogs Alaskan Husky or Siberian Husk also run with the sled long distance of 200 km per day.
At husky dog, Balto, was dedicated a statue in Central Park in New York to commemorate the heroic feat accomplished by the dog, for a journey made for the transport of a drug that has saved many children in a village of Alaska. The dedication on the statue reads: “Dedicated to the indomitable spirit of the sled dogs that relayed antitoxins 660 miles over rough ice, across treacherous waters, through Arctic blizzards from Nenana to the relief of stricken Nome in the winter of 1925. Strength, loyalty, intelligence.”