For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska.
"The Great Alone" is an award-winning documentary packed with adventure and thrills that follows the inspiring comeback story of four-time Iditarod Champion Lance Mackey and his indestructible love and passion for dog sledding, his family and the infamous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The first ever in history to win four consecutive Iditarod races, Lance Mackey faces ongoing battles with his health, his past and his dogs as he tackles the Iditarod for the 12th time. With an endless amount of strength and determinition, Lance continues to make his family, himself and the state of Alaska proud.
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