Downhill

Several weeks ago, the Op Pack asked, “When do we get to see the trek back down” (as opposed to all of our hikes uphill or on flat ground)?  We answered in this post that, “Our humans say our pulling is very helpful up the hill, but pulling downhill is not as helpful.  They require all of their concentration to keep from creating blooper videos on the downhill trek, so we do not film going down hill.”

(By the way, we loved Kat’s answer, “We like to use the tactic where we hardly pull at all going uphill and then try to run at top speed going downhill. We do it all in the name of exercise for the humans.”  And is this not the greatest picture of Kat?)

Well, as any good Siberian knows, you tell us something can not – or should not – be done and we, of course, have to do it.  So we filmed this on April 4.  Unfortunately, that Walking Wednesday video was preempted by our great spring snowfall, so we held the video until today.  So enjoy our downhill trek:

11 Comments

  1. Mochi on April 23, 2009 at 3:08 am

    That’s a great video! I can’t believe your human can film walking 3 huskies downhill when my mom can’t even film one husky pulling her around! 🙂

    Mochi

  2. Amanda on April 22, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    I check out your website every night when I get to work. I love your dogs! I have 2 siberians myself…Michelo & Nohmee. For some reason I haven’t been able to see the last couple of videos.

  3. Huffle Mawson on April 22, 2009 at 10:21 pm

    That was the greatest video eve. I had to get some popcorn halfway through. There were no disasters though 🙁

    Huffle Mawson

  4. Biloxi and Siber-Sibs on April 22, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    HaRooooo! Maw always tells us slow slow slow or walk easy. She afraid to fall on her butt.
    Furry cool video.

    Husky kisses,
    Biloxi

  5. Hero on April 22, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    Four paws > Bipeds any day, anytime, anywhere. I also think it would be more fun if woo raced down the hill! But of course, slow humans won’t be able to keep up.

    Hero

  6. Khyra on April 22, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    I sooooo need to ask Ms Kiska to tell me her sekhret of the floofy tail!

    Sorry I’m ‘behind’ in getting here BUT when I tried to watch this am on the laptop, I realized I had lost my sound. I waited until my day pawmitted from ‘here’ –

    Tank woo fur sharing the downhill sibe racer walk!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra
    PeeEssWoo: Ha! Wolfpakhk Point Overlook?

  7. The OP Pack on April 22, 2009 at 2:29 pm

    Thanks for showing us that – they actually seemed to do quite well. Mom says she would have been quite bruised and scraped as TD and Phantom would have dragged her all the way down.

    And yes, that is an awesome pic of Kat – Kat is TD’s girl friend:-)

  8. the Army of Four on April 22, 2009 at 11:28 am

    When we walk downhill with our mom, she always says that really funny “Nopullnopullnopull!” thing. Any idea what that means?
    Great video!
    Ha roo roo roo!
    Play bows,
    Zim
    PS: That is the most stunning picture of Kat EVER!!!

  9. Princess Eva on April 22, 2009 at 10:19 am

    You seemed so well behaved. Are you sure that you are Sibes?

    Princess Eva

  10. Life With Dogs on April 22, 2009 at 10:09 am

    Maybe some off-road roller blades with huge brakes are in order. I’d sprain an ankle trying to keep up 🙂

  11. Kira on April 22, 2009 at 8:49 am

    What fun, running down hill! Mom says that does look treacherous!We love that picture of Kat too!

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