Iditarod Time

Yes, the Iditarod start is almost 3 full months away, March 1st.  BUT preparations are beginning behind the scenes now. This past Tuesday night over 20 of the best bush…

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In the Alaska Range

Deroy here, on the trail assisting Jeff again this year.  We are at the Rainy Pass checkpoint for the moment.  We stopped here to use the internet and upload some…

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Jeff in Action

My little tribute to Jeff Schultz. This is Jeff’s 33rd year photographing the Iditarod and he’s a man who knows everyone and how to get things done. I was privileged…

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Leaving Manley Hot Springs Behind

Most of the mushers have checked in at the Manley Hot Springs checkpoint and are back on the trail to Tanana.  Here are a few more photographs from this afternoon. …

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Let My 38th Year Begin!

Let my 38th year of photographing the Iditarod begin! It was a wonderful morning to take some photographs of dogs and their mushers. Keep following me as I photograph the…

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Making our way to the coast.

We left Huslia this morning around 11am and just landed in Kaltag for a quick stop before we head to Unalakleet this evening.  Aaron Burmister was the first one into…

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March 4, 2015

Today was the mandatory Veterinary Check for this years Iditarod.  Mushers brought their dogs to the Iditarod Headquarters so that volunteer veterinarians can make sure that the dogs are healthy…

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Moving through Manley

The mushers have reached Manley Hot Springs.  This is their second checkpoint for the 2015 Iditarod.  This is the last checkpoint on the road system.  They are mushing through sub-zero…

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Nenana Here we come.

Today is the re-start of the 2015 Iditarod.  Due to the lack of snow the re-start was moved from Willow to Fairbanks.  The last time the trail started in Fairbanks…

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Out of Tanana and into Ruby

Most of the mushers have left Tanana and are running the frozen Yukon River.  They will take 119 miles of the Yukon to get to the village of Ruby.  Some…

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Rainy Pass March 4 & 5 2013

Tuesday March 5th — Nikolai 5 pm. So I’ve been off-line and out of touch of the normal world as of 1 pm yesterday when I left Rainy Pass with…

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Saturday in Nome

It’s Saturday in Nome.  The last couple days has been spent mostly editing the 10,000 plus photos taken during the race, getting them captioned and sorted for the www.iditarodphotos.com website as well…

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Still in Galena

Galena is a checkpoint that is usually only used when the trail runs the northern route on even years.  Since last year, 2014, was an even year the mushers, dogs,…

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