Tim Pappas

28 year old Yukon Quest rookie

My Sponsors:
17th Dog Boosters, Gold Rush Dog Sled Tours, Alaska Icefield Expedition, TEMSCO Helicopters, Woolx, K2 Woodworking

Nationality: American
Current Residence: Willow, AK
Occupation(s): Musher, Guide
Kennel Name: 17th Dog
Name Origination:
Kennel Bloodlines: Buser, Kaiser
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 53


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
6

Tell us about your dogs?
I'll be running a team of young dogs from Matt Failor's 17th Dog Kennel.

How did you get started running dogs?
I first started running dogs in Wyoming with Billy Indorass

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Spending quality time with the dogs and traveling to new places with them.

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I'll be running a young team so I'm hoping to finish the race in fine form with happy, healthy dogs.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
A little bit of everything.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 Iditarod - 51st 2015 Kobuk 440 - 6th 2015 NL 300 2015 Knik 200