Tag: iditarod trail invitational

Mind power

As is usually the case, the remote Yentna Station Roadhouse just off the Alaska road system was warm and inviting on Sunday night. Out on the frozen river, however, the temperature was dropping past […]

Peace at last

Once upon a time in Alaska, cross-country skiers and winter cyclists were at each other’s throats. Bikes, it was said, booby-trapped groomed skinny trails with narrow, snake-like ruts waiting to grab the […]

AK hard men

Neither fans nor ceremony greeted Jay Cable and Tom Moran when they crossed the finish line of Alaska’s most formidable race earlier this month. There was only the deep satisfaction of mission […]

Idit-a-bike back

Over the course of three months this year, German Nina Gässler learned about the worst of Alaska, pedaled a fat-tired bike across some of the prettiest of Alaska, and eventually experienced the best […]

Two saved

This story has been updated When a trio of Iditarod Trail fat-tire cyclists fighting their way through a Seward Peninsula ground blizzard in the dark of the early moring Friday stumbled upon […]