The use of Musher is to be defined as "any person engaging in a dog powered sport, be it with a scooter, kick sled, cross country skis, dog sled, motorized training rig, etc"
The Steve Hessert incident has brought to the attention of the NH Statewide
Trails Advisory Committee the potential dangers of snowmobiles and dogsleds
sharing the same trails all over the state. They are strongly encouraging
us to unify, educate and protect ourselves on and off the trails. This will not
only enable us as a community to voice our concerns and disseminate information
to all types of trail users but also to educate ourselves and protect our
Everyone is important to this cause. Recreational skijorers
and weekend mushers are just as important as professional racers. We all need
the support of the NH Statewide Trails Advisory Committee and the use of these
trails to pursue a sport we all love.
Please join us in our efforts to make our trails safer for both ourselves and our dogs!