Camp Hale Skills Challenge
December 17 & 18, 2005
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Results provided by Dave Wurts, Colorado Mountain Mushers
Saturday weather was cold (-14F to +10F with light snow) on groomed trail.
Sunday weather was scattered snow showers on 1½" fresh snow
Photo by Chip Wait
TC Wait / Debra Su Stephens Sunday 10 mile team
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Saturday | Sunday | Additional Event Awards
*4-mile Challenge was a 4-mile course with skill stations along the trail.
Stations included an "on-by squirrel distraction", "10 second team stop and hold", and "hook down and kiss your leaders".
*7-mile Challenge was a 7-mile course with skill stations along
Stations included an "on-by squirrel distraction", "10 second team stop and hold", "wrong turn", "gee/haw around the turnaround", "switch dogs or bootie dogs", and "hook down and kiss your leaders".
|Saturday 4 Mile Challenge
S = skijor teams
|1||Jonathon Scates (S)||19:09|
|2||Pam Hahler (S)||22:27|
|5||Mike Low Dog Sullivan (S)||26:00|
|11||Paula Conwell (S)||48:18|
|Saturday 7 Mile Challenge|
|1||Debra Su Stephens||32:25|
|3||Jonathon Scates (S)||35:24|
|5||Mike Low Dog Sullivan||42:11|
*4-mile course was a team race following pie plate arrows.
The course was completely different from the previous day's event and included a hill climb and teardrop around a cluster of trees.
*7-mile course was a race following pie plate arrows (not enough
entries for team pairs).
The course was completely different from the previous day's event and included 2 hill climbs and teardrop around a cluster of trees.
*10-mile course was a team race following pie plate arrows.
The course was completely different from the previous day's event and included 2 hill climbs, a teardrop around a cluster of trees, and a tricky run along a powerline trail.
|1||Mike Low Dog Sullivan / Sue Crawford||23:29|
|2||Judy Wait / Lizzy Giese||25:55|
|3||Dylan Maddalena / Michaela Maddalena||32:36|
|4||Dick Nichols / Jake Jacobs||33:55|
|3||Mike Low Dog Sullivan||37:34|
|1||TC Wait / Debra Su Stephens||51:21|
|2||Mark Stephens / Dave Wurts||58:13|
Additional Events Results
Speed Harness: 1) Jonathon Scates; 2) Dave Wurts; 3) Mark Stephens
Kissing Contest: 1) "Charlie Brown" of LowDog Sullivan; 2) "Tob" of Maddalena; 3) "Sabaka" of Dick Nichols
Turd Toss: 1) Dave Wurts; 2) Jonathon Scates; 3) LowDog Sullivan
Vet Mention: Janet Saxon
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