Category Archives: Dog Mushing

Iditarod Adventures

After ten years of transitioning between remote locations and cities very quickly I have grown used to this variety of culture shock . . . or so I thought.  It has become a point of pride. . “Denali to Boston?  No problem!”  “The Cascades to St. Andrews?  Sounds good to me!”  “The Brooks Range to New York?…
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Savage Ice

“Who wants to follow me out onto the ice?” Jen asked. My three co-workers and I stood at the edge of the frozen Savage River hesitantly. I didn’t have much experience with river ice travel.  In the three other places I’ve run dogs up in Alaska, the only river crossings that I had to deal…
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Moving to Denali

The first time I visited Denali Park I hated it. It was July.  I drove down the Parks Highway from Fairbanks with a friend during a three day vacation.  We were on a mission to see the mountain. (This is one of two pictures I took that weekend. . . I know, I should become a…
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