This morning, musher Ray Redington Jr. (bib #19) from Knik, Alaska, scratched from the race in Dawson City.
This evening at 5:16 pm PST, the Yukon Quest received notification that Bib #13, Rolland Trowbridge requested assistance by activating his race-tracking device.
The organization coordinated with the Canadian Rangers and a team was sent to Trowbridge’s location to assess the situation.
The cold isn’t quite gone, but it is going. Eagle will be above zero by the time the first teams arrive. Dawson will be a bit colder, but no longer the fifty below of the past week or so. Dogs will rest well on their 24-hour break.
Brent Sass once again has a shot at the gold, arriving in Dawson City Tuesday afternoon to cheers from the crowd gathered at the chute.
As the first musher in, Sass will get four ounces of Yukon gold, donated by the Fellars family – but only if he completes the...
This afternoon, musher Jeff King (bib #9) from Denali Park, Alaska, scratched from the race in Pelly Crossing.
Bib #24, Jason Campeau damaged his sled on the trail just prior to Carmacks on Sunday, February 9th.
A replacement sled was...
Written at 11pm on Monday, February 9th.
Brent has moved to the front. He skipped a rest to do so. His team is trained to do this, but that strategy failed in 2014. Did he tweak it...
With extremely cold temperatures over the first few days, the trail of the 2015 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race certainly hasn’t been easy.
Michelle Phillips once again became the YQ300 champion Monday, arriving in Pelly Crossing at 11:25 pm to cheers from the crowd of volunteers.
This afternoon, musher Matt Hall (bib #25) from Eagle, Alaska scratched from the race in Pelly Crossing.
Hall departed from the checkpoint at 1:43pm with eight dogs and made the...