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Team Ineka–Let’s Roll!!

March 23, 2012

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Robert and Tyler of Team Ineka hit the trails of Willow, Alaska on a late season run with a 12 dog team around Lost Lady Loop and Bruno Blvd. This video will give our viewers what its like on a dog sled training run. The Dogs: Goose-Denali Sidney-Marble Raegan-Jewel Zak-Bodhi Magpie-Sophia Spencer-Shifter Related articles A […]

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Iditarod 40: Winnings

March 13, 2012

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As the 2012 Iditarod draws to a close with the winners crossing under the burled arch in Nome in just a couple hours, a lot of folks are interested in what the winner(s) will take home. The top 30 finishers in Iditarod 2012 will take home a combined $550,000. Here’s the list, by position, according to […]

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Iditarod 40: Mush! The Movie

March 10, 2012

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MUSH, a documentary written and directed by Alex Stein, is the first look behind the scenes at the “fine madness of the Iditarod.” While nearly everything in the world seems to be getting smaller, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race remains larger than life. And that’s probably why more people have summited Mt. Everest in […]

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Nulato to Kaltag

March 9, 2012

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Nulato to Kaltag     47 Miles The final stretch on the Yukon River before turning inland for the Kaltag Portage headed towards the coast. Kaltag always offers a warm welcome. Checkpoint is at Kaltag Community Center. Kaltag — (KAL-tag) — (KAL) Lat 64.19 Long 158.45 — Population 205 — This […]

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Iditarod 40: Idita-Facts

March 9, 2012

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The Iditarod starts in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday, March 3rd (10 am) The Iditarod Re-starts in Willow Alaska, Sunday, March 4th (2 pm) As of February 16, 2012 there are 66 mushers signed up for the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, including 52 veterans, 14 rookies and 16 women. To date eight mushers […]

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Ruby to Galena

March 8, 2012

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Ruby to Galena      50 Miles From Ruby to Kaltag, the next 134 miles is on the Yukon River, passing through Galena and Nulato. In most years the local traffic keeps the river trail hard and fast. This section is well marked because wind and snow can cover the trail […]

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Cripple to Ruby

March 8, 2012

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Cripple to Ruby     70 Miles Leaving Cripple, the country stays the same for 15 to 20 miles. Then the trees get larger and thicker, with larger rolling hills. At Bear Creek, the trail enters a cat trail that should be easy to follow. At Sulatna Crossing (steel bridge), most […]

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Ophir to Cripple

March 8, 2012

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Ophir to Cripple     73 Miles Out of the Ophir checkpoint the trail follows a cat trail along the Innoko River into the old village site about a mile further along. It crosses the river again six miles out of the checkpoint. From the crossing, the trail heads northeast. The […]

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Iditarod 40: Scratches and Rule 36

March 8, 2012

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The Boulevard of Broken Dreams, also known as the Iditarod, has claimed it’s first victim. In the third night of the race, the first musher to scratch did so in Nikolai, Just 311 miles from the starting line. Each year, 60+ mushers invest countless hours, incredible resources and close to forty thousand dollars for the […]

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Iditarod 40: How to they keep track of 1000 dogs?

March 8, 2012

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In this year’s Iditarod sled dog race there are 66 mushers and over one thousand dogs that will spread across 975 miles of trail in some of the most remote conditions in North America. One question that I am always asked is: How to they keep track of all these dogs? Starting as soon as […]

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