Monthly Archives: January 2008

Stage 4 & 5 – Could It Get Any Worse?

Stage 4 was a bear and came complete with drama. We got to see the best and worst in sportsmenship today. We knew it was going to be a tough day when we literally followed the plow truck down the … Continue reading

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Stage 3 – 18 Mile Iditarod

The expression today was….”WOW, what a day!”  After yesterday, there was some tired souls that arrived at the starting line only to find out that they were in for another slug fest.  We were informed at the musher’s meeting that there was … Continue reading

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Stage 2 A Real Bear

What a loooooooonngg day it has been.  We arrived at the start of the race to very gusting winds.  The mushers were told there would be lots of wind, drifting and areas with 10+ inches of new snow.  Most mushers … Continue reading

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One Down and Seven To Go

Day one is over!  It has been a long, long day.  After several hours at the vet check we had to rush to the musher’s meeting to spend a few more hours while the drivers signed banners and they brought us … Continue reading

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We’re In Jackson Hole

Ran our last day of training on Thursday and the usual group was there getting their last run in before race day.  Dogs did great!  Bruce thinks he’s got his Lander team picked out based on how the dogs ran … Continue reading

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Day 2 Training in Dubois

We had our 2nd day of training in Dubois today and the weather was awesome!  It made for a picture perfect day so check out the gallery of photos.  The training lot was full today with our team, Anderson’s teams, … Continue reading

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Training in Dubois

We made it safely to Dubois on Friday despite some pretty hairy road conditions on the way.  We figured we seen 100+ cars/semis in the ditches on the way……..a real nail biter.  They have more snow in Dubois than we’ve seen since … Continue reading

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RPM’S MAGIC CARPET RIDE

Monica 8-dog Pro 43 miles Tahquamenon Falls 1st place 2:58 course record! Bruce 8-dog Pro 43 miles Tahquamenon Falls 3rd place 3:07   3 dogs from RPM Kennel ran on Frank Holmberg’s 1st place 12-dog Pro 63 miles 4:27 I … Continue reading

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