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 had no idea where I … Continue readingRun to Elmer’s Camp, Almost
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) & Stella (Lead) Dru & Phanty … Continue readingOur First 20 Mile Stinky Run
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 to slow down, and yield … Continue readingHow to pass a dog team on the trail
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 sledding mush of the season. … Continue readingPorcupined!