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All mushers of "Beringia-2021" started from the village of Esso

All mushers of "Beringia-2021" started from the village of Esso
Photo by: kamgov.ru

The Beningia dog sled race has begun in Kamchatka. The first stage of the race to the checkpoint "Chaba" will be 120 kilometers. The total distance is 950 kilometers.

According to the press service of the government of the Kamchatka Territory, before the start, all 13 mushers and dogs underwent a medical examination. For communication, the athletes received walkie-talkies, as well as matches, spare food for dogs, reinforced tape, which, if necessary, can be used to repair the sled. On the way, the mushers are accompanied by teams on snowmobiles.

The path to the first checkpoint is one of the most difficult. Here the athletes will have to cross the river and overcome several ascents. At the "Chaba" checkpoint, seven snowmobiles of the Ministry of Emergency Situations will be waiting for them, the escort will provide the athletes with a night in heated tents. Here dogs and mushers will have a hot supper. Also accompanied by a doctor and a veterinarian - all will be examined by specialists before the next start.

 

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