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Photos: Wintry scenes from Fur Rendezvous

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: February 27
  • Published February 26
Hayden Leavitt, games manager for Golden Wheel Amusements, knocks accumulated snow from the top of the tent over a ring toss game. A heavy snowfall kept the crowds light at the Fur Rondy Carnival in downtown Anchorage on Feb. 26, 2018, but Golden Wheel Amusements employees worked to keep the rides ready to go. The Fur Rondy Carnival continues through March 4 at 3rd Avenue and E Streets. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Charlotte Dodson, 5, enjoys some cotton candy while visiting the carnival with her father, Jay Dodson. A heavy snowfall kept the crowds light at the Fur Rondy Carnival in downtown Anchorage on Feb. 26, 2018, but Golden Wheel Amusements employees worked to keep the rides ready to go. The Fur Rondy Carnival continues through March 4 at 3rd Avenue and E Streets. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Alaska State Snow Sculpture Championship during the Fur Rondy winter festival on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Sprint musher Nikki Seo drives his dog team towards the finish on Fourth Avenue on the third and final day of the Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Sprint musher Gary Markley reaches for his lead dogs as they attempt to U-turn on Cordova Street at 15th Avenue on the third and final day of the Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship sled dog race on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Evan Hahn drives his dog team through the Alaska Native Health Campus during the second day of the 2018 Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, AK on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Butch Hobson and Pauline Hobson watch the dog team race up the Cordova hill during the first day of the 2018 Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, AK on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Jason Dunlap leads Bill Kornmuller up the Cordova hill during the first day of the 2018 Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, AK on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Riders climb onboard the ferris wheel on the first day of the Fur Rondy winter carnival, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Snow collects on the head of Elijah Terrell who waits for riders of the Viking Ship attraction. A heavy snowfall kept the crowds light at the Fur Rondy Carnival in downtown Anchorage on Feb. 26, 2018, but Golden Wheel Amusements employees worked to keep the rides ready to go. The Fur Rondy Carnival continues through March 4 at 3rd Avenue and E Streets. (Marc Lester / ADN)

The Anchorage Fur Rendezvous winter festival began in 1935 and is celebrated over 10 days with numerous events to help combat cabin fever.