Tag Archives: Skwentna Alaska

Injury on the Trail of the Great Race

I grew up with my brothers on the Yentna River knowing little else then a rough, subsistence lifestyle, and mushing sled dogs– both for competition as well as transportation. It’s fair enough to say that I have a deep connection with the land, its people, and its primary recreation/sport that nears  the level of obsession. […]

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And They’re Off!

So here is what the drivers face tonight: About ten miles of overland, than a quick drop down a VERY steep hill onto a slough which leads to the Big Susitna River. The mushers travel approximately 15 miles until they reach the confluence of the Big Su and Yentna Rivers, than around 17 miles up […]

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