Todd Gustaitis of Otisfield drives a team of sled dogs Thursday along the Interconnected Trail System (ITS) 89 in Hebron. Gustaitis, a musher for Ultimate Dog Sledding out of Oxford, was taking Robert and Katie Becker of Rockport for a ride. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Todd Gustaitis of Otisfield looks for traffic Thursday as his dog sled team crosses Station Road in Hebron. Gustaitis, a musher for Ultimate Dog Sledding out of Oxford, had just finished a 12-mile run for three passengers from Connecticut. Sled dog musher Matthew Black said the dogs pulled the made-in-Maine sled along the Interconnected Trail System (ITS) 89. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Sled dog musher Matthew Black of South Paris puts his Alaskan Husky Star back into her dog box Thursday after Star and her team finished a 12-mile pull in Hebron. Black works for Ultimate Dog Sledding out of Oxford. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Corie Lucier of Otisfield holds the team of sled dogs while Todd Gustaitis hooks up two more dogs Thursday in Hebron. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

One of Matthew Black’s sled dogs looks out Thursday from his travel box in Hebron. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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