On Wednesday, Gerry and the team headed out on their last training run before the Eukanuba Stage Stop. The video above was shot at 9,300 feet elevation, and it looks like the dogs are adjusted well to the altitude (as well as the heat — Yukon dogs don’t do most of their racing at 43ºF). The minimum … More Video: Training in Wyoming
Gerry and the team have been in Wyoming for more than a week now, acclimating to the new environment — and especially the new altitude! We’ve never run dogs this far south and this high up, so the numbers we’re seeing on the old Garmin look pretty funny to a team accustomed to running much … More Altitude Training in Wyoming
In mid-January Gerry and 16 dogs headed up the Alaska Highway again — wait… That should read “headed down.” This time around the BlackJack dog rig took the famed highway heading south towards Alberta and across the line into Montana and Wyoming to compete in the Eukanuba Stage Stop Race. The mission for the first 10 days has … More Yeehaw! Off to Wyoming!