Rogue was near the front of the team and also seemed to be interested in pursuing the porcupine, or at least sniffing it. Of the dogs quilled, she was on the not-as-bad end, but she got a lot in her nose. Rogue was one of two dogs who ended up loose after resolving our tangle— Because I knew she’d stick around and because I knew time was a factor, I let her run free. She and her other loose buddy Aurora were really good hanging around the team. They also motivated the team to go since they insisted on running ahead. This is actually a form of mushing called loose leading, but it isn’t practiced very often in populated areas or on races. Rogue hasn’t historically been a good in-line leader so far but she was a great loose leader!