38 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Rookie
Nationality:
American
Current Residence:
Syracuse, NY
Kennel Name:
Howling Bay Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
After the matriarch, Bay. She is the first Greenland Dog of Howling Bay.
Kennel Bloodlines:
Greenland, Canada, Alaska
Breeds:
Inuit
# of Dogs in Kennel:
36

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
12 years
Tell us about your dogs, particularly some stories or facts about dogs running the 2022 race with you

Bay will be joining us on this adventure!

How did you get started running dogs?

I started as a handler after responding to an ad at Coldspot!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

The silence and the solitude of the wilderness.

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
We are actively working toward a "Mush with P.R.I.D.E." certification. TRDMA as well.
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I have volunteered at checkpoints, at the Vet Checks, and as a handler multiple times. The people that put their heart and soul into organizing this race, and the amazing country that it crosses, have intrigued me for years!
What music do you listen to on the trail?

A mix of modern and classic.

Share a quick story about one of your indispensable Handlers

Anna and Colter were incredible last year and handled the entire Quest for me.