Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, XXXVI

March 2008 - Larry's Pictures :

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Northern Alaska Weather

Nome, Alaska Weather

Iditarod Map

1- Preliminaries in Anchorage

2- The Iditarod Start (new pics added 3/5/08)

3- Arriving at Shaktoolik (3-8-08)

4-First Mushers arrive at Shaktoolik (including Mackey, King, Buser) Mackey and King will win, 1st - 2nd)

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Preliminaries In Anchorage:

Larry & Blaine in Communications Headquarters in Anchorage (Day 1)

Blaine Berg is long time friend who lives in Anchorage.We have camped out three times before in Alaska on Ham radio expeditions.

He has been working Iditarod for years as Ham operator (KL7TG)..It is his invitation and recommendation which allowed me this honor. Thanks Blaine !

 

Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage airport - yes, its requires landing with skis on snow!

We will fly to Shaktoolik in plane like this.

Dog sled team truck

Iditarod trail map

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1- The Iditarod Start

2- The Iditarod Start (new pics added 3/5/08)

3- Arriving at Shaktoolik (3-8-08)

4-First Mushers arrive at Shaktoolik (including Mackey, King, Buser) Mackey and King will win, 1st - 2nd)

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