Earlier in the season, it looked like we had 13 dogs on the “A” team. These are the dogs that we hope will be ready for very long runs, and who are (or will be) in prime condition. But Decker has a sprained wrist, and … Continue readingThe shrinking “A” team
This years trip to Denali (Denali 2009 – Map), like last years, was short and met with some difficulty. We left our house at 3:30pm Friday, March 20th and arrived at the park headquarters until 6:30pm. Just when we were ready to start mushing, Sam … Continue readingDenali Trip 2009
Please visit www.serumrun.org to follow Ilana’s progress in this amazing 760+ mile sled dog journey from Nenana to Nome Alaska. It follows the original 1925 Iditarod trail when serum was transported in an incredible 5.5 days overland, using relays of dog teams. This year’s journey … Continue readingSerum Run is underway!
We’ve been devoting tons of time to trip preparation for the Serum Run. Ilana’s food drop (over 800 pounds) was shipped to Anchorage, for distribution at the 6 drop sites along the trail from Nenana to Nome. The trip starts February 22 in Nome. It … Continue readingGetting ready for the Serum Run