News Articles

February 14, 2015

This afternoon, musher Cody Strathe (bib #18) from Ester, AK scratched from the race in Eagle. His decision was made for the well-being of his team. 

February 14, 2015

This morning, musher Joar Leifseth Ulsom (bib #18) from Norway scratched from the race in Eagle. His decision was made for the well-...

February 14, 2015

Yesterday evening, rookie musher Magnus Feren Kaltenborn (bib #23) from Carcross, Yukon scratched from the race in Dawson City...

February 13, 2015

Jason Campeau’s penalty for procuring a replacement sled in Carmacks has been decreased by two hours. He will now serve six additional hours instead of eight during his layover in...

February 13, 2015

12:00 am

Brent Sass was the first musher to make it to Eagle, pulling in at 3:10 pm Thursday with 13 dogs and a 30 mile lead over Allen Moore.

In great spirits, Sass mentioned that he had another encounter with a moose. In broad daylight, the moose reared and...

February 12, 2015

This morning, musher Ray Redington Jr. (bib #19) from Knik, Alaska, scratched from the race in Dawson City.

February 11, 2015

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.

February 11, 2015

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.

February 11, 2015

1:00 am

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...

February 10, 2015

This afternoon, musher Jeff King (bib #9) from Denali Park, Alaska, scratched from the race in Pelly Crossing.