Mushing Mushers Mush Very Much

By: Allie, Tylar, and Kyle Periods: 1+7

Responsibilities

- dogs had to be cared for, fed

- strong bond with dogs

- keep dogs alive

- must haves- parka, warm clothing, food, expierience, sled, and commands

Clothing

- avoid cotton, absorbs moisture

- wool, best choice, warmest

- boots for dogs, no cuts

- layers, very warm, useful

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Fun Facts

- mushers pack high calorie dog food, less space

- compete for $69,000, new truck

- route changes every year

- more than 700 miles, exactly 1,150

- race can last 9-15 days

- commands: hike- go haw- turn left gee- turn right whoa- stop

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