Category Archives: mushing

Our First 20 Mile Stinky Run

On Feb. 10th fifteen Stinkers (including 2 humans) went our for an exploratory mush and ran 20 miles. Greg was the musher and Ilana rode in the basket. Our champion team was: Wayne (it was 16F so cold enough for Wayne) & … Continue reading

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How to pass a dog team on the trail

Dog teams consist of living creatures, and they can sometimes behave unpredictably during on-trail encounters. The experience level of the dogs and the musher cannot be gauged when you first see them on the trail, so the safest approach is … Continue reading

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Porcupined!

You might remember from a prior posting that there is quite a lot of wildlife in the woods near our house. On December 12, we encountered a critter we hadn’t seen before: a porcupine. The stinkers were on the first … Continue reading

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First Run of the Season

First run of the 2016-2017 season. 35 degrees Fahrenheit (1.6 Celsius). 2 mile loop. Wayne & Stella (Lead) Phanty & Siren (Point) Medusa & Zeus (Team) Bear & Capella (Team) Moe & Dru (Team) Ted (Ted’s first mush ever!) (Team) … Continue reading

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