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February 16, 2020

It could be because all of your preparation was done in the company of dogs alone. Or that the only sounds informing those untold hours were the whirring of gales through heavy-hung spruce boughs, the wind in its own crescendos & lulls. The rhythmic breathing of the dogs, their footfall when...

February 15, 2020

With the arrival of the last three mushers and the Finish & Awards Banquet, Day 15 brought the 37th running of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race to a close.

February 14, 2020

One musher across the line today, with two in striking distance, and the final musher on her way as the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race winds to a close.

February 14, 2020

The first time we had anything to do with the Yukon Quest, we were contacted out of the blue by Alex Oleson, who wanted to know if there was any way we might be interested in volunteering at the Circle checkpoint. It was 2013, we were just starting our kennel & had been enthusiastically...

February 14, 2020

Back home in the UK where James is from, many of his friends think he’s crazy for what he does each February for the last four years! Extreme cold, risk of frostbite, sleeplessness, days and nights running together; all these things that happen when you’re a handler for the Yukon Quest. James...

February 13, 2020

Two teams across the line today, with four more on the way, as the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race nears completion.

February 13, 2020

Paul Baal is from the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, and prides himself as being a ‘professional volunteer’. This is his third year as a volunteer  for the Yukon Quest. Paul was talked into coming north by a friend, who hounded him to visit the Yukon for 30 years. When he finally made the...

February 12, 2020

Day 12 saw three more mushers cross the finish line, with two more enroute, and the remainder steadily swallowing up trail miles with the end in sight.

February 12, 2020

Emily Iacobucci is one of the amazing members of the Yukon Quest team of veterinarians, having just joined here in Dawson City. Emily resides in Kodiak, Alaska, where she is a practicing veterinarian at the only vet clinic there. She studied in Washington State but had already spent a goodly...

February 11, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Yukon Quest title belongs to veteran Eureka, AK musher Brent Sass. Crossing the finish line in Whitehorse with 11 dogs at 2:51pm PST, the win marks Sass’ third overall Quest championship in his 11 races.

Sass had nothing but praise for his Wild and Free...

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