Ed Hopkins

52 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Alaska RV Discovery Tours, Fujitsu, Carstar, Southern Lakes Resort, Johnson's Crossing Lodge, Intuition Liners, Avery Brohman, Ground Effect Media, our friends, dog sponsors and family.

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: 10 Mile, YT
Occupation(s): Labourer
Kennel Name: Tagish Lake Kennel
Name Origination: We live by Tagish Lake.
Kennel Bloodlines: Our own.
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 45


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
31

How did you get started running dogs?
Breaking trail for the 1984 Quest.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
The endorphins it releases!

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
Give her!

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
I'm not allowed to choose names anymore.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 - Yukon Quest - 5th; 2015 - Yukon Quest - 3rd; 2014 - Kobuk 440 - 5th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2016 5 9d 14h 1m
2015 3 10d 9h 5m
2013 11 10d 19h 5m
2005 8 11d 19h 25m
2001 9 12d 10h 25m
1999 11 12d 23h 33m
1994 8 11d 15h 23m
1993 19 13d 6h 33m