Monthly Archives: January 2008

And Next Time?

If there is a next time I’d do a few things the same and a few things differently. I’m all rested up, the dogs have been eating well and have their full energy back, and I just can’t stop thinking … Continue reading

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The Scoop

Ryan, Eric, the dogs, and I landed in Dillingham yesterday afternoon. Ryan and Eric loaded up the stuff in Bethel then flew to Tuluksak where we threw on the sled and remaining dogs and then went straight to Dillingham. I … Continue reading

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Greetings from Aniak! Kyle is now somewhere near Kalskag or beyond as I write this posting! Ryan and I are packing up our gear here at my friend Dave’s here in Aniak! The temperature is 33 degrees and there is … Continue reading

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Mid Race update by Eric….Saturday Jan 19

Greetings from Aniak! Kyle and his band of dogs are all sleeping right now here in Aniak on the mighty Kuskokwim River. He was glad to be in Aniak and was in great spirits and having fun. He was fun … Continue reading

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In Aniak

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Time to Go

We’ll be loading up the dogs and heading to the starting line in a few hours. The dogs are ready. I’ve been loading the sled and they know it’s time. Luke is ready to rock. He’s whining and whimping and … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

Here we come. Headed to Bethel Tuesday evening leaving Dillingham around 7:30 and arriving in Bethel near 9:00. Spoke with our host family today. Making final food preparations, preparing drop bags, and packing tonight and tomorrow night. Ryan and Eric … Continue reading

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The Best Sled Dog I Own

This is Luke.Luke is Hagar and Lucky’s son and the best dog out of their litter. At 3 years of age he is the best lead dog I own. He holds the line tight during hitch-up, gees and haws (turns … Continue reading

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Felix

My family is from Oregon’s Willamette Valley. My favorite part of summer vacations in Oregon was visiting Grandpa and Grandma’s farm. It was a magical place to a young Alaskan boy, full of animals, fruits, sights and sounds I only … Continue reading

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1000 Miles and Such

Been a while since the last post. Much to tell you about. This may be a long one, bear with me. First of all, the sled dog ride fundraiser was a huge success! Funds raised completely covered the cost of … Continue reading

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