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February 08, 2015

It was a chilly but exciting start to the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race Saturday, with 26 mushers leaving the Start Line in Whitehorse under a sunny sky and temperatures hovering near -35.

February 08, 2015

Day One

I’ve been over the Quest trail twenty times, seventeen of those times as a musher. Not quite as much as Dave Dalton, but more than most. I’m not missing being out on the trail this year. It will be interesting following the teams from home and trying to analyze...

February 07, 2015

Ten rookies will attempt to make their mark on the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race this year, and Ryne Olson hopes to be at the front of that pack.

February 06, 2015

Mushers drew their bibs for the YQ300 this afternoon, and the last two champions of the race will begin their familiar battle right out of the gate.

February 05, 2015

Allen Moore was the second musher to draw his bib number at the Start Banquet, but he will be the first musher to hit the trail of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race.

Fitting really, for the two-time defending champion from Two Rivers, Alaska.

“My eyesight is not that good,...

February 05, 2015

When the 2015 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race gets underway on Saturday in Whitehorse, four past champions will be mushing to the Start Line.

Among them is two-time defending champion Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska. Moore is coming off a recent victory at this year’s Copper Basin...

February 04, 2015

With 1,000 miles of trail running through 11 northern communities, advanced broadband satellite technology from Hughes will ensure that the 2015 Yukon Quest sled dog race stays connected.

February 03, 2015

I went out of the dog yard today on my side, whispering “whoa” to a crazy twelve-dog team. Whispering, because if one hollers, the dogs know they have you and go faster. I finally got them stopped and the sled upright after a short mile. Now, back in some semblance of control, I reflected how...

January 26, 2015


January 23, 2015

The conditions around Whitehorse are changing for the better with the recent snowfall, which is good news for the start of the 2015 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.