Friday March 8th early afternoon

It was a beautiful night last night here, clear, warm.  Good for us humans, a bit too warm for the dogs.  I enjoyed shooting the evening shots without gloves.  Had…

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Thursday March 7, 2013

It’s early evening and I’m in the ghost-town of Iditarod.  Woke up early this morning at Takotna, shot some images just before dawn and then Erin and I flew with…

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Goodnight Takotna…March 6, 2013

Pilot Greg Fischer, in orange vest, welcomes a sledload of dropped dogs at the airstrip in on Wednesday March 6, 2013.Iditarod Sled Dog Race 2013Photo by Jeff Schultz copyright 2013…

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Takotna March 6, 2013

After a quick stop in Nikolai, we spent the night in Takotna at the Takotna School. Jeff went to bed early and got up before sunrise to photograph incoming mushers…

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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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Vet Checks February 26, 2013

This morning I went to Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla and photographed the army of volunteer veterinarians at the mandatory vet check. Each dog must be examined by a vet for…

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Friday February 15, 2013 People Food

Yet another day of volunteers and sponsors working tirelessly to make the 2013 Iditarod happen at Airland transport in Anchorage. Airland was taken over by 60+ volunteers, led by Pat…

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February 13, 2013 Food Drop

Today was the first of two days of intense work by a small army of volunteers in what is called the “Food Drop”. A week or more earlier, musher’s put…

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February 7, 2013 Straw Drop

Today was the beginning of the herculean effort done by thousands of volunteers each year prior to the dogs hitting the trail on Saturday March 2nd. 33 volunteers, some of…

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Volunteer Meeting

January 8, 2013 Potential and returning Iditarod volunteers gather at the Millenium Hotel Redington Ballroom to discuss volunteer postions for this year’s Iditarod race to begin March 2nd in downtown…

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