Category Archives: mushing

Run to Elmer’s Camp, Almost

Seven Stinkers and I had a great run today trying to find Elmer’s Camp. The temps are cold enough for Wayne, and he’s really enjoying these sub zero days, me too! I decided to only take 7 dogs because I … Continue reading

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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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