Mushing Explained Video Gearing up from the paws up

first_imgSled dogs and mushers endure some of the most brutal weather on the planet. In this episode, we talk to mushers and veterinarians about the gear that is necessary for completing long-distances trips.Leading mushers like Aaron Burmeister and Cody Strathe explain the basics necessary to keep dogs and mushers performing at an elite level over 1,000 miles of mountains, rivers, tundra, and ice.Custom coat pockets, strategic insulation, dog booties, and high tech boots are all part of the gear strategy that mushers utilize to reach the burled arch in Nome.last_img read more