F600 2016
Start time: Friday 5. February 11:00
Last update: 9. February 2016
7. august 20:14
Status Trail Entrants Last update Results
7. Mel Andrews Andover Rank: 19

Address: Aursundveien 1353, Glåmos, 7372 Røros

Country: Great Britain

Phone: +47 90402422



Profession: Musher, Expedition Guide, Journalist

Sleddogclub: Femund Trekkhundklubb

Nr of years with mushing: 8

Kennel name: MAD Husky Tours

Breed: Alaskan Huskies

Number of dogs in kennel: 40

Family members:
My dogs, Nigel, Ann, Bruce, Barry, Darren & Ella

Dogsledding, Mountain Climbing, Skiing, Kayaking, Wilderness Camping, Free Diving, Photography & Writing.

Local newspapers:
BBC, Andover Advertiser, This is Hampshire, Southern Echo, Arbeidets Rett

Huge thank you to:
MAD Husky Tours AS
Memory of Gaye Ogden
Non-Stop dog wear AS

Experiences with long distance sleddog racing:
Race/ year/ results - inclusive nr of times finished Femundløpet:

015: Gruvelopet 160km 11th,
2014: Femund 600km 25th, Gruvelopet 160km 7th, Gausdal 200km 22nd
2013: Finnmark 500km 32nd, Femund 400km 69th, Gausdal 200km 22nd
2012: Polarhund 100km 11th, 2011 LGO

Why long distance/ Femundløpet:
Spending time with my dogs, exploring the mountains, the love of adventure and adrenaline, physical and mental challenges, working and competing as a team.

Goal for this years race:
Work hard and have fun as a team and finish the race.

Special dogs in Femundløpet-team:
24 dogs in training, all are special! Half are experienced, half are rookies: Derby, Artist, Daim, Casper, Toivo, Tavra, Houdini, Nortug, Mac, Army, Ozzy, Colvil, Sarek, Sioux, Baker, Eddie, Tenzing, Summit, Tuca, Kojak, Playboy, Polar, Arctic, North.