By Team MOC

The cold wilds of Alaska aren’t for everyone. But not everyone is Air Force Lt. Col. Roger “Snowdog” Lee. Since 2014, Lee has been training with his 21 sled dogs for the Iditarod, the famed race that is the stuff of legends. The race takes place in early March and runs from Settler’s Bay to Nome. Most teams complete the race somewhere between nine and 15 days.

Watch to learn more about Lee’s unique journey:

(Video: DVIDS, Senior Airman Jared Bunn)