Some Mtn Home Pics, Winter '08-'09

Perfect trail, perfect weather!
View out on the trail

And a perfect dog team!
March 6th Sunny up front

A lovely winter morning
A winter morning

The dog sled trail that comes back into our yard
Trail coming into the yard

Stealth, just hangin' around at home
Stealth

Cheer
Cheer

Thurston
Thurston

Stealth
Stealth

Jake and Dash

A peek at a peak in the distance

Deja and Stealth
Deja and Stealth

A lot of power is unleashed after a rest break!

Stealth and Deja
Stealth and Deja

We get to enjoy some beautiful scenery while sledding

Deja at 11 months

The whole team didn't fit into this picture

Cheer and Summit
Cheer and Summit

"Whoa!" Takin' a quick break

"OK, Hike!"

Cruiser, waiting to go sledding
Cruiser

Everyone anticipates sledding in their own way
Stealth

Hey wait a minute. That's not a Malamute!
Mule deer

Sunny's running in single lead this season
Sunny

Sunny up front

He just goes!
Sunny in lead

Summit
Summit

Unless you're the lead dog, the scenery never changes!
On the trail

Just after the trail is groomed, the going is much easier
...every day is different

Thurston
Thurston

10 month old Deja and 16 month old Stealth
~their first season in harness
Deja and Stealth

Deja and Stealth
Deja and Stealth

Just cruisin'

Jake and Deja
Deja and Jake

Cheer
Cheer

Thurston
Thurston

Sunny up in lead
Sunny up front

Another day, a few different dogs on the team
Sunny in lead

Oreo and Abbie
Oreo and Abbie

A beautiful day in March

View looking west

View looking south

View looking north

Thurston and Skipper
Thurston and Skipper

Stealth, waiting next to the lead dogs' tug lines
Stealth

Roy took these pictures of Stealth
watching intently while I hook up another team of dogs to run

Are they coming back yet???
Stealth waiting

Still waiting...    Goofy dog! (or cat?)
Stealth waiting

Stealth and Summit
Stealth and Summit

Musher's eye view

In January we had some foggy weather
Even in the afternoon pics are kind of dark. Deja and Summit
Deja and Summit

Skipper
Skipper

Dino and Aaron, Raider and Griffey
Two 11 1/2 year olds and two 10 1/2 year olds at the end of a run
Oldtimers

Cruiser
Cruiser

Skipper
Skipper

Not YOU again!

Abbie
Abbie

The end of another day on the trail. Deja, 11 months
Deja

Stealth, 18 months
Stealth

Mother nature can even make chain link fencing beautiful
with a coating of soft rime ice
Soft rime ice