Ilana
December 29, 2021
Welcome Ilana Kingsley from Stinky Pup Kennels in Whitehorse to the 2022 Yukon Quest! Ilana and her team will be racing in the 100 mile event.   Born and raised in New York, Ilana first discovered mushing in the 1990s in Ely, Minnesota, where she had the opportunity to mush with former sled dogs…
Craig
December 22, 2021
The 2022 Yukon Quest will be the third Quest 300 for Craig Houghton, a high school principal from Fort St. James, British Columbia. Craig was born and raised in Fort St. James, and says he has ​been dog mushing since he was a “little fella”. He grew up with the sport, as his father raised sled dogs…
poster
December 21, 2021
You are invited to tell a story through drawing about the Yukon Quest! The Yukon Quest and the Yukon Literacy Coalition are hosting a drawing contest for children in Grade 1-7! Submit your work before February 1st, 2022 to the Yukon Literacy Coalition for a chance to receive a Yukon Quest swag…
Kat
December 16, 2021
The 2022 Yukon Quest Welcomes Kat Lapointe to the Quest 100! Katherine, or “Kat” Lapointe worked as a sled dog guide in Quebec, for several years before moving up to Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, where she lives with her dog team today. Kat is currently training her team for the 100-mile race…