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Download, Print, and Use These Maps with Students.

When looking for maps of Alaska or of the Iditarod Trail, we have resources for you to use with your students! Iditarod Trail Map:  From Iditarod’s website This  Iditarod Trail map, both the northern and southern route map, can be downloaded and printed out.  Map of Alaska: (Or a map of your own state) Choose …


Huslia Resident Explains Iditarod Imapct

Long-time Huslia resident, James Henry, spoke with the Insider crews about the wide ranging positive impact Iditarod 43 will have on his home town.


Race Map

  Northern Route  (Even Years)     Checkpoints Distance between Checkpoints* Distance from Anchorage Distance to Nome Total Distance 975 Anchorage to Campbell Airstrip  11  11 964 Willow to Yentna Station 42 53 922 Yentna Station to Skwentna 30 83 892 Skwentna to Finger Lake 40 123 852 Finger Lake to Rainy Pass 30 153 …


Site Map

Below is a list of all pages found on the Iditarod website.


Book Reviews–The Winter Walk and Two Old Women

The Winter Walk by Loretta Outwater Cox, published 2013, nonfiction, secondary students and older, winner of the Alaska Indigenous Literature Award This is the true story, more than a century old, of Cox’s great-grandmother’s walk to survival with her two young children. Cox’s great-grandmother was Inupiaq, and the older of the two children was Cox’s …


Travel Plans!

Hi Everyone! Just give me a moment here to navigate my way home before I embark on my new idea for you teachers. Let’s see, I need to trot 300 yards north to the training wheel, turn left for 100 yards until I arrive at the storage building, then veer right for 50 yards until …


Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich in Unalakleet

Visiting the AC Store in UNK (Unalakleet) sparked the idea for this math lesson which then morphs into geography and economics. AC stands for Alaska Commercial, and these groceries serve rural Alaska. BANANAS  $3.29 PER POUND                   GREEN GRAPES  $3.99 PER POUND PEARS   $2.99 PER POUND              CANNED APRICOTS   $3.28         …


Top 3 have left ELIM, TRAIL on ice, mushers not off course!

Where as Dallas Seavey only spend 2 minutes in Elim, both Brent Sass and Mitch Seavey were 8 minutes here. Time will tell if those 6 minutes will make a difference. For Mitch, that could have an impact. He has been traveling faster than Brent and is having a few more dogs than Dallas. Looking …


DST!

Dear Educators, Wow, the race is getting more and more exciting by the day! It is amazing how things can change in such a moment’s notice. Life is full of changes and during this time of the year, having been born in the Midwest, a big change always occurred. It centered around three letters: DST. …


GPS Trail Info out of Galena, Noah Burmeister 4th in Galena

For those of you watching the tracker, you most likely saw that Brent did not follow the little red line. That line was done to the best of knowledge and Brent Sass did NOT get off trail, He followed the marked route to Nulato. Normally the trail goes all the way on the Yukon River, …