1. How old is Cotton, and what is the age span for Kim’s team?
2. Describe Cotton.
3. Retell Kim’s McGrath story about her team and a hill. How did this affect her strategy?
4. What did you learn from Kim’s responses to how leaders are trained?
5. Do dogs have the ability to remember a trail?
6. Give the number of calories a dog and a musher need a day.
7. What do the dogs and Kim like to eat?
8. What are the means by which Kim builds her strength to run the race?
9. What does Kim look for in a dog for the team?
10. Why would Kim have a dog ride in her basket? How about Avalanche?