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Movies of the Week ·· Mar 14, 2011

Jim explains how we decided what fuel to use during the race in Chukotka—where according to the rules we must have a 10 liter cooker (about 2,5 gallon) to boil water for the dogs in each sled.

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  • Decision Making by Experiment!
    Jim explains how we decided what fuel to use during the race in Chukotka—where according to the rules we must have a 10 liter cooker (about 2,5 gallon) to boil water for the dogs in each sled.
  • Meet the Gang
    In the Polar Husky training kennel—Ashley takes us to meet the Polar Huskies (and Joar and Mille) on a sunny day about to take off on a training run.
  • Finishing Touch
    Ashley puts stickers on our 'Chukotka racing sleds'!
  • Team Work!
    Joar and Ashley pack our 40-lbs (~ 18 kg) dog food bags into woven sacks that will protect them from getting damaged.
  • Holes of Spring!?
    So, its been a warm week—things are melting and we are seeing (peculiar!) signs of spring on the training runs around expedition basecamp in Minnesota.
  • Details… Details…
    A-last-minute job but no less important, from an old wet suit, Joar cuts liners for our mukluks—insulating the bottom...
  • Down the Hill
    The Polar Huskies cruising on one of their last training runs of the year around expedition basecamp in Minnesota.
  • Tadaaaa: Komatek, Check!
    Each item loaded into the trailer as we pack up for the expedition to hit the road is checked of a list—the first to be loaded by Joar and Ashley: one of the two komatek sleds.
  • Getting Loaded!
    Joar loads Cinnaman and Sunrise into their boxes getting ready for the dog truck, trailers, Polar Huskies, equipment and food to depart Expedition Basecamp.
  • Jupiter—Last to Load
    Polar Husky Superstar Jupiter makes his way with Joar as the last to load into his dog box as the expedition are mere minutes from hitting the road heading for Alaska!


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