Winter Dogs: Living with Huskies as Pet Dogs , book review

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Think of the Iditarod sled race across Alaska in the bitter cold, with only the sled racer and his dog team to keep him warm. But Huskies are bred for much more than that! Winter Dogs explains the complex relationship between humans and huskies. Read the rest of this entry »

Popular Sled Dog Race In Jeopardy

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It’s less than a month until Mushers from all over the world come to Duluth for the John Beargrease Dog sled race.

They will face more than 400 miles of hills and trees and lots of cold winter nights. Read the rest of this entry »

An Alaskan to Manage the 2012 Yukon Quest

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The 2012 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race has found a new Race Manager in the name of long-time Yukon Quest supporter, Josh Horst. Read the rest of this entry »

Federal officials block plan to kill wolves in Alaska refuge

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Alaska wildlife officials said Tuesday they were appalled the federal government rejected their plan to kill wolves to protect caribou on a remote Aleutian Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Iditarod 2011: Race Officially Underway As All 62 Teams Depart From Willow

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The 2011 Iditarod Sled Dog race is officially underway after Sunday’s restart in Willow, Alaska, which kicked off the 39th running of the “Last Great Race on Earth” at 6 p.m. EST.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Copper Basin 300 heads into stretch run

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FINISH TODAY: Four mushers have separated themselves from the pack. As a clear, calm evening of sub-zero temperatures settled over Copper Basin on Sunday, a passel of top mushers were sorting themselves out as perhaps the most competitive Copper Basin 300 in history headed into its stretch run. Read the rest of this entry »

Edmonds woman selected for sled dog expedition team

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Jan Steves will cover Alaska’s frozen rivers, tundra and sea ice in the 800-mile Serum Run Read the rest of this entry »

Training for Iditarod means a life gone to the dogs

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Deep into the cold, dark heart of the Alaska winter, Robert Forto is chasing his dream. It is not an easy pursuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Alaska… an Adventure of a Lifetime

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So you’re like John Locke of the TV series Lost and simply (literally) dying for an adventure. Or maybe you’re just bored to death and you want to experience more of life. Have no fear… no need to travel across the globe to taste adventure in the wilds of Africa or the rainforests of South America. Why should you when you’ve got Alaska. Alaska… the 49th state and fondly known as the Land of the Midnight Sun and The Last Frontier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alaskan Malamute, a Husky dog, strong and furry, eager for his owner, with snow on his head, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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More Iditarod Classics: Tales of the Trail from the Men & Women Who Race Across Alaska

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Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. And do they ever have stories to tell! In their own words, champions and lesser knowns share their very best stories–how they came to love the race, train their dogs and themselves, and battle all manner of winter hardships challenging the elements in what some have called the most extreme long-distance competition in the world.

More Iditarod Classics: Tales of the Trail from the Men & Women Who Race Across Alaska

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

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O’Donoghue tells what happened when he entered the 1991 Iditarod, along with 17 sled dogs with names like Rainy, Harley and Screech. O’Donoghue braved snowstorms, sickening wipeouts, and endured the contempt of more experienced racers. Narrated with icy elan and self deprecating wit, this is a true story of heroism, cussedness, and astonishing dumb luck.

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

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O’Donoghue tells what happened when he entered the 1991 Iditarod, along with 17 sled dogs with names like Rainy, Harley and Screech. O’Donoghue braved snowstorms, sickening wipeouts, and endured the contempt of more experienced racers. Narrated with icy elan and self deprecating wit, this is a true story of heroism, cussedness, and astonishing dumb luck.

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

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O’Donoghue tells what happened when he entered the 1991 Iditarod, along with 17 sled dogs with names like Rainy, Harley and Screech. O’Donoghue braved snowstorms, sickening wipeouts, and endured the contempt of more experienced racers. Narrated with icy elan and self deprecating wit, this is a true story of heroism, cussedness, and astonishing dumb luck.

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My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

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O’Donoghue tells what happened when he entered the 1991 Iditarod, along with 17 sled dogs with names like Rainy, Harley and Screech. O’Donoghue braved snowstorms, sickening wipeouts, and endured the contempt of more experienced racers. Narrated with icy elan and self deprecating wit, this is a true story of heroism, cussedness, and astonishing dumb luck.

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

Veteran Iditarod musher Mitch Seavey from Sterling, Alaska

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Veteran Iditarod musher Matt Hayashida from Willow, Alaska

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Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle from Two Rivers, Alaska near Goose Lake

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Alaska sled dogs and mushers: A teaching unit about the iditarod race and other dog races

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Alaska sled dogs and mushers: A teaching unit about the iditarod race and other dog races

Alaska women in the Iditarod

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Alaska women in the Iditarod

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