Iditarod 40: The Trail. Golovin to White Mountain

March 11, 2012

Alaska, Daily Post, Iditarod 40

Iditarod 40: The Trail. Golovin to White Mountain    18 Miles

From Golovin the trail crosses the ice on Golovin Lagoon to the Mudyutok River and goes up this river to the Fish River and then to White Mountain. This section is short, easy travel unless a strong wind is blowing down the rivers, and then it can be difficult going.

White Mountain –(WT MT) Lat 64.41 Long 163.24 — Population 199 — Just 77 miles from Nome, this village is located on the banks of the Fish River. It takes its name from that of a picturesque nearby mountain. Checkpoint is located in the community hall building up the hill from the store.


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