Paul Hamlyn
February 22, 2022
All nine mushers of the YQ300 crossed the finish line in Whitehorse early this morning within only 7 hours of one another, making this year's 300 event an unusually tight race.  Aaron Peck of Elevation Sled Dogs in Grande Prairie, Alta, came in 4th at 4:06 AM with 9 dogs, while Deke Naaktegeboren…
Mayla Hill Braeburn
February 21, 2022
Mayla Hill of Elevation Sled Dogs is proving herself as a musher to watch. It's her first time racing at the Yukon Quest, and her longest distance race to date, but Hill is keeping up with the YQ300 front runners. She and her team arrived 3rd at Braeburn check point at 5:33 AM, behind Brent Sass…
jerry joinson
February 21, 2022
The weather has swung from freezing to sunny, the dog yard is empty, and volunteers are packing up Braeburn Check Point to head back to Whitehorse for tomorrow's big finish. Deke Naaktegeboren departed Braeburn at 14:40, his dogs barking and jumping, eager to get back on the trail after a good…
northern lights
February 21, 2022
All six of the remaining YQ300 mushers pulled into Braeburn from Mandanna Lake before 8 AM this morning. With the temperature down to -42 degrees Celsius, the cold has been hard on mushers, though it's made for faster trail conditions. Volunteers at Braeburn watched the teams arrive to a backdrop…