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Spring Skiing in the Idaho Selkirks 2...

Spring Skiing in the Idaho Selkirks 2015
  Mid through late March, 2015 has seen the return of better skiing conditions, and well that puts in a much lighter in mood. What is it about skiing in the Spring that makes it so fun? Is it our core strength peaking? The brighter sunlight? Or is it the powder snow dropped from intense squalls in rates of inches per hour? Whatever it i [...]

Training Emma Peal to Snowmobile

Training Emma Peal to Snowmobile
  As a precursor to fully qualifying as Selkirk Powder working dogs, avalanche dogs must be comfortable riding on many conveyances such as snowcats, chairlifts, helicopters and snowmobiles.   To that end, I began training Emma Peak on riding snowmobiles this week, and she’s a natural I’ll tell ya. With treats in hand fo [...]