Murphy Dome Diaries

A journalist observes life in the far north.

2010 Yukon Quest

Alec holding Jade, who won't walk on snow.


Quest mushers race 1,000 miles through the Alaskan and Canadian backcountry.

The real athletes are the dogs.

The banner over the start chute.

A baby in a tote.

A baby on her mom's back.

Me and my family.

Lance Mackey, one of the most famous dog drivers in the world.

Jade and I with a friend, Natalie.

Another musher embarks on the two-week journey to the finish line.

The dogs are usually eager to run.

The walking bridge over the Chena River.

A team heads down the chute.

Jade's good buddy, Arthur.

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One comment on “2010 Yukon Quest

  1. Bottle Washing Fairy
    February 7, 2010

    Look at that gorgeous fox hat on that gorgeous woman!

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