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Meet the 2018 IditaRiders!

Wondering who the lucky person in the sled of your favorite musher is? Meet the 2018 IditaRiders here! They are in the final countdown to their amazing ride at the start of the 2018 Iditarod! Be sure to cheer them and their teams on as the hit the trail! IditaRider All About… Riding With… Sheryl …


Photo Gallery: February 16, 2018


North or South?

Hi Boys and Girls, Did you know that there are two routes used for the Iditarod trail- the Northern Route and the Southern Route.  The Northern Route is run during even numbered years and the Southern Route during odd numbered years.  In the early years of the race, only what is now called the Northern …


Eye on the Trail: Distance Double 2018

No doubt many long distance mushing fans quenched their insatiable thirst for stories from the trail and at the same time honed their musher tracking skills by following the Yukon Quest in February as they await the start of Iditarod XLVI on March 3rd. The Iditarod and Quest are the longest sled dog races on …


Husky Talk Podcast

Welcome to Husky Talk Podcast. A Weekly Behind the Scenes Look at the Iditarod and mushing for classrooms around the world Erin Montgomery, 2015 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ from Iowa and her students host this podcast, designed and created to introduce you to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and give you an essential behind …


Photo Gallery: February 14, 2018


2019 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Finalists

Hi Boys and Girls, Can you believe that the Iditarod Start is only 2 weeks away?  While everyone is very busy getting ready, there are two special teachers packing their suitcases for a great adventure. They were selected as finalists for the 2019 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail ™ (TOTT™) position.  They will be in …


IAF Finalizes Details for the 2018 Iditarod

The Iditarod Air Force is a team of volunteer pilots who support “the Lasts Great Race on Earth®” from Anchorage to Nome.  The 30 some volunteer pilots collectively bring more than 743 years and 420,000 hours of flying experience to the table. These credentials speak highly of a dedicated group of pilots that are about to …


The Year of the Dog

Paws Along the Trail with the Strengths of the Sled Dog The Chinese New Year begins on Friday, February 16. A Chinese tradition chooses an animal to represent the year. Those born under said animal year supposedly possess the character strengths and weaknesses of that creature. Examples are the monkey, rooster, rat (no, thank you), …


2018 Summer Camp for Teachers June 23 – July 2 – Wasilla, Alaska

Summer Camp for Educators! Download Registration Materials at this Link! SAVE THE DATE:        June 23th through July 2th 2018 for the ULTIMATE professional development experience!     Summer camp isn’t just for kids anymore!  Come experience Alaska in a totally unique adventure while immersing yourself in the Iditarod for nine days! Campers spend four days at …