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Iditarod 2010

In Takotna: Hugh Neff

Takotna, as Hugh Neff describes it, is a sort of “mushing nirvana.” The veteran musher says he almost pushed on to Ophir for his 24-hour layover,…

“Mush, Mon!”

Newton Marshall says he likes it in Alaska, and that’s a very good thing: the rookie Iditarod musher has traveled all the way from Jamaica to…

In Nikolai: Chris Adkins

A pack of mushers pulled out of the Nikolai checkpoint mid-morning on Wednesday. Among them was rookie musher Chris Adkins from Sand Coulee, Montana, the son…

Kathleen Frederick Scratches

Musher Kathleen Frederick has scratched. Frederick is the second rookie musher – and the sixth musher overall – to exit Iditarod 38. According to Iditarod’s Eye…

In Nikolai: Jim Lanier

Pink duct tape, trail “roller coasters,” and hints of a new musical composition for this year’s race banquet: that’s what veteran musher Jim Lanier had to…

In Nikolai: New Generations

The Iditarod has long been a family affair. This year, a handful of young mushers are following their fathers on the trail: sometimes, literally. At the…