21 mushers have placed in this year’s Iditarod Sled Dog Race. All Top 25 Mushers are headed Southbound out of Skwentna towards Deshka Landing.

In this evening’s update, we take a look at mushing camaraderie, with a focus on the friendship between mushers Ryne Olson (18th place) and and Paige Drobny (19th place).

For this discussion and your full Iditarod race update listen below:

Image at top: The aurora borealis dances over the dog lot at Finger Lake checkpoint. Dave Poyzer/The Iditarod, used with permission.