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2023 Iditarod » Mushers » Bailey Vitello

Bailey Vitello

Hometown: Milan, NH


I am a second generation musher from Milan New Hampshire I have been running dogs since I was three years old. Ever since I began mushing with my family I have aspired to one day take on the Iditarod Trail which is the ultimate test of mushing abilities and a true testament to the connection that I have with my dog team.

I have traveled throughout the USA, Canada and France competing in some of the world’s most famous and challenging races and I look forward to taking on the Iditarod trail which has its own demanding aspects. My current dog team ranges in age from 3-8 years old and quite a few have some experience on the Iditarod trail. I am excited to see their athleticism and determination on this race and with a lot of hard work I hope to cross under the burled arch in Nome with a happy and healthy dog team.

When I am not running my dog team I am the owner of Northern Exposure Outfitters Dog Sledding Equipment which helps those who are new to dog mushing and seasoned mushers find the gear that’s right for their team. During the summer I am also a seasoned raft guide and carpenter/ entrepreneur.